"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

Tips for Managing Gestational Diabetes

November 6, 2015


Pregnancy automatically comes with it’s fair share of things mom should and shouldn’t do, but for expecting moms who receive a positive gestational diabetes diagnosis, the list increases. It’s important to know how you can help keep your blood sugar under control, to make sure it doesn’t harm you or your baby. Here are some […]

Family Centered Care

October 30, 2015


This blog is contributed by Heather David, a recent patient in the Cameron OB department. Pictured above are Heather and her family: husband Matt, daughter Kylie, and newborn son Dash. On July 16, 2015, my husband, Matt, and I arrived at Cameron Hospital around 10:30 a.m. at the registration counter for the birth of our […]

Coping with a Cold: Natural Remedies for Pregnant Women

October 23, 2015


Cold and flu season is here, and while these illnesses are not pleasant for anyone, they can be especially difficult for pregnant women. Prevention is the key, but you can’t always avoid catching a cold from your toddler, co-worker, or partner. What can you do to ease your symptoms when you do get sick? Healthline.com offers some tips […]

Tips to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

October 16, 2015


October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and we want to provide you some tips to prevent a tragedy from occurring in your family. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby less than one year old. Even though there is no known cause, there […]

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Special Touch Delivery Program Offers Personalized Care for New Moms

October 9, 2015


Having a baby takes a lot of planning and preparation. Many times, the focus on details can prove to be overwhelming. The Obstetric (OB) Department at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital is proud to offer new moms their services through a one-of-a-kind Special Touch Delivery Program. Through this program, the OB department helps expectant moms navigate […]

Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods

October 2, 2015


Your little one is growing every day, and becoming more aware of his or her surroundings.How do you know if it’s the right time to transition to solid foods? Here are some tips from the Mayo Clinic: Is your baby ready for solid foods? Breast milk or formula is the only food your newborn needs. […]

Getting a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

September 25, 2015



For expectant moms, the further you are in your pregnancy, the harder it can be to find a comfortable way to sleep. Between leg cramps, frequent trips to the bathroom, and of course your growing belly, sometimes it feels like you’re getting no sleep at all! And once you DO get comfortable, you have to be […]


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