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Advice for keeping kids off the couch this summer

June 25, 2013

Here are a few ideas to make sure your kids aren't parked on the couch all summer. Providence pediatrician Annie Mack has some suggestions.

Providence Health & Services opens a pediatric intensive care unit at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

April 30, 2013

They are our community’s most critically ill children – and now, Providence has expanded its ability to care for them.

Providence Telestroke robot reunites mom and newborn son.

August 28, 2011

When pregnant 35-year-old Ivonne of Sherwood collapsed Sunday, Aug. 22, shortly after arriving to the emergency department at Providence Newberg Medical Center, the last thing on her mind was that she’d be separated from her baby.

Celebrate Providence Newberg Medical Center’s Baby Friendly Certification.

July 20, 2011

You’re invited to the Baby Friendly celebration Aug. 3. PNMC is one of only four Oregon hospitals to receive this certification

Global Honor for Providence Newberg: World Health Organization and UNICEF Recognize Breastfeeding Program

February 01, 2011

Baby friendly – it sounds cute and simple, but for Providence Newberg Medical Center, it’s a major international recognition.

Cancer Survivor Putting Child Care in Hospitals

December 30, 2010

When Amy Paterson was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, she not only had the fight of her life. She also found her calling.

Tigard woman delivers her own baby -- as her husband is driving her to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center

December 28, 2010

Jennifer Scharffenberg knew it was time to go. Expecting her second child, the 31-year-old stay-at-home mom had felt infrequent labor pains Tuesday night. By Wednesday morning, they were more intense and about a minute apart. Scharffenberg and her husband Erik, 40, rushed out the door of their Tigard home, got in the car and headed toward the hospital at about 5 a.m.

Providence celebrates with NICU "graduates"

October 27, 2010

The annual event gives families a chance to share experiences and reconnect with the NICU staff. The fun-filled celebration included face painting, a photo booth, games, snacks and prize drawings.