"When you are having a child for the first time, or a second or third child, there are always a lot of questions and new information popping up." --Tonya Alleshouse, RN

Welcome, Dr. Lin Lu!

September 2, 2015

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We have great news for expectant moms in our service area! We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Lin Lu, D.O. Dr. Lu joins the Cameron medical staff specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN). He’s employed by Women’s Health Advantage, and he serves the Steuben County community in his Angola office. “We are very happy to welcome […]

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How to Clean a Baby Bottle

August 28, 2015

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It might sound like a simple task, but making sure your baby’s bottles are cleaned properly is important to his or her health. Thanks to Parenting.com, these tips make the task easy to manage: Wash all parts separately. Depending on what kind of bottles you use, some brands have several parts that need to be […]

Food Safety Tips for Expectant Moms

August 21, 2015

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Expectant moms are especially vulnerable when it comes to food poisoning, which makes handling food properly essential during pregnancy. Food poisoning can cause serious or even life-threatening health problems for both mother and baby. Pregnant women are especially susceptible to the following foodborne risks: Listeria: A harmful bacterium that can grow at refrigerator temperatures where most […]

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Week Highlights Breastfeeding Support for Working Moms

August 7, 2015

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Cameron Memorial Community Hospital is happy to recognize World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7, 2015. The theme this year is Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work, which promotes the mother-friendly workplace initiative. The World Breastfeeding Week goals include promoting actions by employers to become family/parent/baby and mother-friendly, to actively support employed women to continue breastfeeding their children, […]

Outdoor Activities to Beat the Summer Brain Drain – Part 2

July 31, 2015

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Rain has not been a stranger to Northeastern Indiana this summer. Don’t let rainy days spoil all the fun. If you can’t go outside, use these creative ideas to bring the fun indoors instead. 1. Pretend to go camping. Build a tent in your living room out of blankets and chairs. Don’t forget to bring […]

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Outdoor Activities to Beat the Summer Brain Drain

July 24, 2015

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Summer break may be only about 10 weeks long, but during that time kids can forget a lot of what they spent the previous nine months working hard to learn. Recent studies have shown that kids can lose up to two months’ worth of reading and math skills over summer vacation — and that means […]

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Staying Fit During Pregnancy: What Types of Exercise are Safe for Expectant Moms?

July 17, 2015

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Once the fatigue of the first trimester has passed, most expectant moms feel good and may even find that regular exercise gives them more energy during pregnancy. It’s always important to discuss your questions and plans for exercise with your doctor, but Parents.com suggests a few common exercises that are generally safe fr most expectant moms […]

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