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Being a friend to a new mom or dad

Is your best friend having a baby? What is it you need to know to support this new mom or dad in your life? How will you keep your friendship through this new stage? What happens when photos from outings with your friend are replaced with baby photos on their refrigerator? Having a baby is most often a joyous time, but we can forget the amount of work that goes into becoming a new mother or father, especially if we haven’t experienced it ourselves.

Lovelace Leadership Series with Lovelace Westside Hospital Director of Nursing Denise Campbell

Nursing is very much a part of who Lovelace Westside Hospital Director of Nursing Denise Campbell, RNC-OB, BSN, is today and has been most of her life. She vividly remembers the smell of a hospital, where at the age of 16 she waited for a newborn family member to make it safely out of open heart surgery.

“I knew that I wanted to be that person who was helping,” she explains. “Two weeks after I graduated from high school, I went into the nursing program.”

Lovelace Health System, UNM Medical Group, Inc., and UNM School of Medicine Announce New Partnership

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ALBUQUERQUE, JANUARY 11, 2017 — Lovelace Health System and UNM Medical Group, Inc., are partnering to deliver enhanced state-of-the-art rehabilitation services to New Mexico patients recovering from health care conditions such as stroke, brain injury and musculoskeletal disorders.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery

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Hospital is first in state to receive COERS designation, signifying world-class safety and quality 
 
Albuquerque, N.M. ─ January , 2017 ─ Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by Surgical Review Corporation. It is the first hospital in the state of New Mexico to receive this designation.
 

The holiday spirit of Lovelace Women’s Hospital NICU

Albert Einstein once said: “There are two ways to live. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is.” For many us living the rush of the day-to-day, we don’t often stop to think about miracles around us. Albert Einstein had a different perspective on life than most, born premature in 1879. One hundred years later in 1979, Mary Bixler, RN, started her career as a nurse, passionate for caring for the youngest and smallest of patients, miracles in many ways. “Working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has been my dream job for a long time,” she shares.

A New Class offered at Lovelace: Loving Families

Parenting…..that huge sea of responsibility, joy and questions! The art and skills of parenthood actually start right away. Taking a course while pregnant is not too early, and taking a class after baby is just fine too. Only good can come from learning more about you and your baby.

Top 5 Reasons People Go to the Emergency Room During the Holiday Season

Ever wondered about the top reasons why people go to an emergency room during the holidays? There are many reasons, but we have gathered the top five in this interesting and shareable infographic!

New Parent Group

Motherhood Is…

A Life Changing Gift

Full of Long Nights, Blissful Days, Endless Smiles and Forever Love

Overwhelming, Strengthening

Responsibility

Exciting, yet Terrifying

Conflicting Feelings

Exciting Milestones

Grace upon Grace

New mother experiences care and compassion during childbirth

Once Joile Rodriguez found out she was pregnant, she and her husband decided to try out a different hospital system for their birthing experience. “After experiencing two miscarriages at a different hospital and having a very bad experience last year, we decided to try out Lovelace Health System for this pregnancy,” shares Joile.

Perfexion Gamma Knife® technology offers patients breakthrough brain treatment

Lovelace Medical Center is the only hospital to offer Perfexion Gamma Knife® device technology to patients of New Mexico. Gamma Knife® is a device that is used for stereotactic radiosurgery, which is a special radiation treatment for small abnormalities or tumors of the brain.

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