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Bump to Baby Health Fair

Join us for a fun outdoor health & wellness fair for new and expecting moms! We'll have face painting and fun activities for the kids, free car seat checks (10 a.m. - noon only), food trucks, a maternity wear fashion show, plus vendors, classes and education for your growing family. Registered guests will be entered to win a $250 gift card to Buy Buy Baby!

The event is free to attend and open to the public. Call 898.3030 or fill out the form below to register!

Tips for Postpartum Partners

When the unexpected happens and a new parent is living with depression, the situation can be frustrating. Pregnancy, mood and anxiety disorders can affect the whole family. There is no magic wand to cure depression and recovery may feel slow, but with a plan and dedication to health care, support and communication, it does get better over time. No matter how hard you try, or how much you love your partner, recovery takes longer than you want. You have to wait this out with each other.

As you support your partner, it is important that you also take care of yourself:

NM hospital adds new breast cancer treatment tool

KOB

KOB's Erica Zucco interviewed Dr. Calvin Ridgeway, surgical oncologist at Lovelace Women's Hospital Breast Care Center, regarding the new IORT (intraoperative radiotherapy) device.

Lovelace Regional Hospital selects Heather Harper to lead as CEO

Becker's Hospital Review

Becker's Hospital Review provided three notes about incoming Lovelace Regional Hospital CEO Heather Harper.

 

Marijuana during pregnancy

Many people think that cannabinoids, like marijuana, are harmless during pregnancy, but research suggests otherwise.

·       “Cannabinoid” is a term to describe a group of 66 ingredients found in the flowering cannabis plant.

·       Each of these 66 chemicals affects brain receptors differently.

·       A main ingredient in marijuana is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol).

·       Concentrations of THC in marijuana have increased by 121 percent since 1983.

·       THC is stored in fat and can linger in a mother’s body for months after her last use.

Lovelace hospital expansion

Roswell Daily Record

Lovelace Regional Hospital began its expansion of its labor and delivery unit, with Dr. Steven North, OB-GYN, swining the sledgehammer. The Roswell Daily Record covered the story online. 

For Your Health: Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital

KASA/KRQE

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital CEO Derrick Jones and UNM Medical Group Interim CEO Jill Klar went on the KASA morning show to discuss the new partnership, which went into effect May 1, 2017. 

Patient- and Family-Centered Care at Lovelace Westside Hospital changes how patients are seen

At Lovelace Westside Hospital we value the relationships we establish with our patients and their families. Our recent Patient Family Centered Care (PFCC) designation supports a style of care where the needs and choices of patients and their families define the care they receive.

“Having the PFCC designation shows our dedication to continual improvement in providing compassionate, caring, quality and safe delivery of care while partnering with the people who matter most; patients and families,” says Patricia Pacheco, Medical-Surgical Department director.

Long-awaited office development celebrates major tenant

Albuquerque Business First

Albuquerque Business First highlighted Lovelace Medical Group's new clinic at Osuna and Jefferson NE in Albuquerque. The clinic is the first tenant in the 7.1-acre Independence Square development. 

You can read more here.

Daddy Depression: New Fathers with Paternal Postnatal Depression

Dads can have trouble adjusting to parenthood just like mom. Feeling anxious and stressed can come with being a new dad. Sadness, or blues, may occur as a result of a specific situation or event. “Daddy Blues” can improve with restful sleep, lunch with a friend, going to the gym or playing a sport. Feeling sad, or blue can be a normal part of becoming a parent for some men.

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Bump to Baby Health Fair

Join us for a fun outdoor health & wellness fair for new and expecting moms!

Tips for Postpartum Partners

When the unexpected happens and a new parent is living with depression, the situation can be frus

NM hospital adds new breast cancer treatment tool

KOB's Erica Zucco interviewed Dr.