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Pediatrics at Jefferson Hospital: Care beyond Expectations

On-site counseling, walk-in appointments among services that take care to a higher level Last spring, Jessica had felt the greatest joy of her life: carrying newborn daughter Kayla through the front door of her home for the first time. The cheers and hugs of family greeted them on the other side. But just three months later, […]

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Pittsburgh’s Premier Home-Away-From-Home Birthing Experience at Jefferson Hospital

In November 2014, Jefferson Hospital opened a new state-of-the-art obstetrics unit as part of Allegheny Health Network’s patient-focused Women’s Health services. At a time when many medical facilities were closing doors, Jefferson Hospital’s investment in obstetrics significantly impacted the community; it was the first new labor and delivery unit in the Pittsburgh region in 34 years. In […]

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Bloom Into Motherhood: Raising Self Care with Self Awareness

With our Bloom event drawing near I wanted to make something special to share with the new and expecting moms. Being a mother is a blessing. There is something magical and humbling at the new and expecting stage. Whether it’s your 1st or 4th child, every pregnancy is special. They all are different in many […]

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When It’s More Than Postpartum Symptoms

After having my baby a little over a year ago, I knew that my body would inevitably go through changes. Every pregnancy website reminded me that my postpartum body would never be the same, my back would always hurt, and I would feel tired for the next 18 years. What I didn’t know, was that […]

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Join Me for the Pittsburgh Adventure (Race)

Saturday, August 13th I will be participating in my third Pittsburgh Adventure Race along (and in) the Allegheny River.  This year the Pittsburgh Marathon Organizers (P3R) are producing the weekend which consists of the Pittsburgh Triathalon and Adventure Race and benefits Friends of the Riverfront.  The Adventure Race is a 2-mile kayak paddle, a 20K […]

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