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Specialized Care for Life

On December 27, 2016, Allie Brown, 26, was pregnant with her first child and 10 days away from her due date. That morning, she had a routine appointment with her obstetrician. “My doctor said I would be uncomfortable, but I wasn’t ready to deliver just yet,” says Allie. Shortly after returning home, Allie began having…

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Importance of Getting Your ZZZZs: Sports and Sleep

By: Dr. Terra Blatnik, MD Getting your kids to fall asleep is always a challenge.  When they’re little, it’s about the fear of missing out once they go to sleep.  As they get older, it becomes more about time to do homework, a late sports practice, or just time to play a video game or watch…

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Halloween Safety Tips

By:  Kyle Gaines  St. Charles County Ambulance District While many still cite Christmas or Thanksgiving as their favorite holiday, it’s undeniable that Halloween has grown steadily in popularity over the years. What was once a one-night event, homemade costumes has transformed into a month-long celebration of all things that go bump in the night! Though…

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My First Doctor

Getting a healthy start after birth is important. That’s why babies have their first appointment just a few days after being born. Get the most out of your baby’s first doctor visit by learning what to expect and how to best prepare. What does a newborn’s first appointment involve? At the first visit, we weigh…

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Progress West Hospital Unveils Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Progress West Hospital today unveiled a new addition to its Childbirth Center with the opening of its Newborn Intensive Care Unit. The new unit enables the hospital to provide care for premature babies born at a gestational age as young as 32 weeks. The new unit features 8 newborn ICU beds and state-of-the-art technology. It…

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Celebrate Independence Day 2017

It’s hard to believe that Independence Day is just around the corner.  We have so many great places to celebrate with music, family fun, fireworks and food.  Here are some of our favorites!  Fair St. Louis  On July 2-4, Fair Saint Louis, a.k.a. America’s Biggest Birthday Party, will be alive with the sounds of Akon,…

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Bike helmets vital to safe summer fun

  Carefree bike riding is a rite of passage in childhood — if it’s done safely. Among Illinois children ages 5-14 who were admitted to emergency rooms for bike injuries last year, 40 percent had injuries to their head or neck. That’s why wearing helmets while bike riding is so important, says Joseph Cangas, MD,…

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Why Choose Academy of the Sacred Heart?

Academy of the Sacred Heart PreK-Fifth (co-ed); Sixth-Eighth (single gender) Catholic education in the Sacred Heart tradition, founded in 1818 Choosing a school for your little one is a big decision! Learn how the Academy of the Sacred Heart is an exceptional start for your child’s education. To hear what current students have to say…

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Learn to Swim!

The Greater St. Louis British Swim School family is delighted to offer on-going enrollment in British Swim School’s unique program at  our local pools. We offer a variety of year-round classes, from water survival and learn-to-swim through advanced stroke development, and we welcome all ages, from 3 months to adults. Our small classes, fun and…

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