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Lori’s and Luke’s Unbelievable Journey

NICU at AHN’s Jefferson Hospital Gives Reassurance to Caregiver Turned Patient Lori Henkel couldn’t have been happier. It was spring 2016. She and her husband, Matt, were expecting their first child, a son, Luke. Lori was more than halfway through her pregnancy. “Everything was going great. Totally normal,” she said. “Then, my blood pressure started […]

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Support for Melissa’s Journey

AHN’s Jefferson Hospital Is First in Western PA to Earn Keystone 10 Designation for Breastfeeding Support Melissa Medsger could just picture it: A little more than a month from now, she’d be holding her newborn twins, Amelia and Elijah. And she’d begin breastfeeding them within minutes of their birth. Melissa had rehearsed that day in […]

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7 Simple Things Early Intervention Therapists Want Every New Mom to Know

Being a Mom is the toughest job there is and being a new Mom is definitely a whole new learning experience. You are bombarded with all sorts of information from your own Mom or Grandmother, you’ve read countless books or Googled articles on pregnancy and child rearing, and you’ve received the advice of countless well-meaning […]

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Allergy Friendly Snacks For Summer Camp

It’s summertime! Schools are wrapping up and the summer camps are rolling out. A lot of summer camps require you to send an allergy friendly snack and/or lunch with your child for the duration of camp. Many of you may already be familiar with allergy free snacks as most schools are heading towards that direction.  As […]

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Stream Line Grocery Shopping: Healthy Choices Made Simple

Summer is here and a great opportunity to try healthier food choices. A lot of yummy fruits and vegetables are in season and can make eating healthy fun! If eating better is a goal for you here is a resource that will help you make that happen. One of the most important steps in making […]

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