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Labor of Love Health Fair

Are you expecting a baby or a new mom? Join us on Saturday, June 4 for the Labor of Love health fair! We will have a variety of health & wellness vendors focused on providing you important infant education for you and your growing family. We'll also have free car seat checks, fun kids' activities, free lunch and more!

  • Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: Lovelace Women's Hospital | 4701 Montgomery Blvd. NE

FREE to attend. Call 898.3030 to register today!

Yoga beneficial for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer patients and survivors often experience uncomfortable symptoms, such as fatigue, nausea, decreased range of motion due to scar tissue and weakness. These symptoms are often the result of cancer diagnosis and treatment. However, regular exercise has been shown to improve survival rates and reduce the risk of the cancer coming back. Research has shown that yoga has many physical and emotional benefits for cancer patients and survivors.

A mother’s Labor of Love story supporting pregnancy and natural delivery

Michelle Amaya Schmidt welcomed her first child, a boy, Asher Hunter Schmidt on January 13, 2016. He was born at Lovelace Women’s Hospital after months of anticipation and preparation. Michelle joined the Lovelace Labor of Love program to learn more about what to expect during her first pregnancy, while taking advantage of every opportunity to give her baby the best start possible. “I was immediately drawn to the Labor of Love program,” she says.

Tips for Postpartum Success

Postpartum is often called the fourth trimester and brings unique challenges and changes for women and families. Join midwife Jennifer Williams, CNM from Women’s Specialists of New Mexico, for a seminar full of tips about self-care, sex after baby, baby blues and more. Plus we will make padsicles—maxipads with aloe vera and essential oils to soothe your postpartum pains. Families and support people are welcome.
 
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Lovelace selects Epic for its hospitals and clinics

Press Release

Epic to replace 80 software systems and improve care, experience & work environment

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (May 10, 2016) – Lovelace Health System has selected Epic, the industry’s leading provider of electronic health record software, to unite its hospitals, clinics and physician groups under a single information-sharing platform.

Lovelace Medical Center recognized as top-performing hospital by Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE – May 9, 2016 – Lovelace Medical Center has been recognized as a top-performing hospital in the Midas+ Platinum Quality Award program. This award is based on Lovelace Medical Center’s 2015 performance in the Midas+ National Comparative Database for clinical performance in several key areas, including utilization efficiency and clinical efficacy measures and risk-adjusted length of stay and mortality outcome measures.

Lovelace Regional Hospital – Roswell CEO shares passion for nursing, leadership and community involvement

“I knew nursing was my path,” shares Lovelace Regional Hospital – Roswell CEO Dawn Tschabrun, RN of her 31-year professional career and lifelong interest in nursing. It all began in her South Central Nebraska hometown, where Dawn was introduced to health care through her mother’s job as a materials management tech at their local community hospital. By high school, Dawn volunteered as a candy striper and met a charge nurse named Rita, who took her under her wing and opened her eyes to the field of nursing.

Painful swelling after cancer treatment - Lymphedema awareness and treatment

If you watch CBS Sunday Morning, you may have seen Kathy Bates share her story as a breast cancer survivor who experienced lymphedema after her mastectomy. As a spokesperson for the Lymphatic Education and Research Network, Ms. Bates has shared her journey with medical professionals and with the media.

Roots of Empathy has profound impact on school age children, teaches empathy

Empathy is the ability to identify with another person’s feelings. The ability to see and feel things as others see and feel them is central to competent parenting and successful social relationships in all stages of life.

Lovelace Labor of Love is proud to support Roots of Empathy, a curriculum for elementary school children that teaches empathy, social and emotional skills, and reduces aggression.

Mother's Day delivery at Lovelace Women's Hospital

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Chrystal Taliman got a special gift for Mother's Day on May 8, 2016: she gave birth to her fourth son at Lovelace Women's Hospital.

Watch the happy family in the clip below.

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Labor of Love Health Fair

Are you expecting a baby or a new mom?

Yoga beneficial for breast cancer survivors

Breast cancer patients and survivors often experience uncomfortable symptoms, such as fatigue, na

A mother’s Labor of Love story supporting pregnancy and natural delivery

Michelle Amaya Schmidt welcomed her first child, a boy, Asher Hunter Schmidt on January 13, 2016.