While baby safety is always top of mind for parents and caregivers, Baby Safety Month is the perfect time to revisit the basics of caring for an infant to keep your newborn safe. Adopt good safety practices to avoid common hazards for babies.
In its first safe sleep update since 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) warns parents to place babies on their backs and flat surfaces when they sleep. AAP experts also alert parents of the dangers of weighted blankets and hats.
The muscles and tissue that support a woman's pelvic organs can weaken over time resulting in pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Magdalene Karon says robotic surgery is a great option to reconstruct these tissues.
Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East are the only locations in Lexington to be accredited as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery for multiple specialties by the Surgical Review Corporation.
A study has confirmed that pregnant women who get the COVID-19 vaccine pass protective antibodies onto their unborn child. This strengthens the argument that pregnant women should get the vaccine to protect themselves and their baby during pregnancy.