Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has been recognized for efforts to encourage breast feeding by earning the Baby-Friendly designation from the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund, or UNICEF.
Carrie Milligan, M.D., answers questions about how to detect the symptoms of depression and anxiety, how both are treated and why they are more prevalent in women in this segment on KPTV.
The American Academy of Pediatrics suggest not starting babies on solid food before six months, but a newly-released CDC study found that about 40 percent of new parents begin giving solids to their babies at four months.
Tara Arnold, RN, BSN, CPN, an in-patient pediatric nurse at Providence Portland Medical Center, in Portland, Ore., is fighting childhood obesity on many levels. Within the hospital she has done presentations to help nurses assess pediatric patients and has trained staff on scripting for discussing weight-related matters with patients.