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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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Taking Children to the Theater: Kid Friendly Events in The Pittsburgh Cultural District

I’m not going to lie. I was slightly hesitant to take my four year old to an event put on by The Pittsburgh CLO. Though the show in question was definitely kid friendly, I worried if the theater was the best place for my talkative preschooler. After some deliberation, my desire to see Disney’s Beauty and […]

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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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ProSuites2: Coworking that Builds Business

Here at Pittsburgh Moms Blog we love to provide resources that make life easier. So many of you are in the beginning stages of starting  your own business/career – introducing ProSuites2. Over the past several years the concept behind Coworking Space has really taken off. Coworking Spaces are membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote […]

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Luda’s Story

Despite Complications, Mother Still Able to Have Natural Childbirth with AHN Midwives at Jefferson Hospital Despite Complications, Mother Still Able to Have Natural Childbirth with AHN Midwives at Jefferson Hospital This was one of Luda Sheyko’s happiest life moments. She had just delivered her baby daughter, Veronica, naturally. It was Wednesday, April 18, 2018. About […]

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Family Shorts Films: Your Stories, Your Family, Our Lens

Since 2006, Family Shorts Films has been working with families, entrepreneurs, and spirited non-profits to bring their stories to life. Led by director-producer, Tom Kurlander, with decades of entertainment experience in Los Angeles and New York, Family Shorts delivers cinematic “hollywood-style” movies tailor made for each occasion or event. Family Shorts Films mainly focuses on [...]
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