"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

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 […]

Welcome, Dr. Lin Lu!

September 2, 2015


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


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



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


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


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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