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Different Gifts But The Same Spirit

A team from Lehigh Valley Health Network recently returned from a week long visit to HCBH. The teams focus was labor and delivery and mother and baby care. Here are some highlights from the team's visit to HCBH: Melissa discussed the importance of nutrition during pregnancy. This can be a difficult topic to teach because of the limited resources the women have. They may not be able to stay hydrated or eat balanced meals as we suggest. She also discussed signs and symptoms of labor and preeclampsia. Mary Kelly did a phenomenal session on breastfeeding and the recommendation of continuing for 2 years. Many of the Haitian women balked at this ...