Life in the NICU

I want to thank Chrissy for sharing her NICU experience with us. Nothing can prepare you for having your child in the NICU. Those of you who have dealt with this; You are STRONG, You are COURAGEOUS, You are AMAZING. You would see it on tv. Or read it in a parenting magazine. But never do you think it will happen to you. The NICU experience. It was a normal day. My husband and I had gone out to eat with...Read More
women and babies releases placentas

It’s True – WBH Will Now Officially Release Your Placenta

More babies are born at Women and Babies Hospital (WBH) than any other hospital in Lancaster County. With the demand for placenta encapsulation increasing steadily, more and more women are requesting the release of their placentas after giving birth. While WBH acknowledges that there is no scientific data supporting the benefits of placenta encapsulation, they have moved forward in creating a policy for women to take their placentas home. Here is what you need to know: Discuss your desire to take...Read More

WBH Celebrates 1 year of being Baby Friendly

Women and Babies Hospital (WBH) Baby Friendly Hospital Task Force accepts the CEO Award on behalf of the WBH nursing and medical team. This award is given by Lancaster General Health President and CEO Tom Beeman (also pictured)     Please tell me a bit about your role at Women & Babies and your involvement with the Baby Friendly Initiative. I am the Clinical Nurse Specialist at Women & Babies Hospital (WBH) and my role is focused on implementing evidence-based...Read More