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October 8, 2019

Should Pregnant Women Get a Flu Shot?

Absolutely, a flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu for everyone, including pregnant women and their developing babies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend that al...

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September 11, 2019

Celebrating National Neonatal Nurses Day

National Neonatal Nurses Day is recognized annually on September 15. We would like to thank all of our nurses who take care of our littlest patients’ day in and day out. Your work is much appreciated! To celebrate, Jamie Milton (pictured above; front row,...

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September 9, 2019

BSA Provides a Safer Delivery Option for New Mothers

New mothers are challenged by the risks that come with being prescribed opioids following childbirth, specifically after Cesarean sections (C-section). According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecology, one in every 300 women who has never take...

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September 9, 2019

Amarillo Mother Experiences Two Unique Deliveries at BSA

Following her Cesarean delivery (C-section) with her firstborn in 2013, Aly Hall was certain of one thing— she would deliver at BSA again if she had the opportunity. “After our firstborn, I knew if I had another baby we would deliver at BSA. Our doctor ...

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August 29, 2019

Breastfeeding Answers from Your BSA Lactation Consultant

Breastfeeding is a great way to provide your baby with a variety of nutrients that help to keep them healthy. While breastfeeding, you may have questions or concerns, especially if you are a first time breastfeeding mom. For answers to common breastfeeding ...

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August 12, 2019

Summer Colds vs. Allergies

Sometimes the common symptoms of a cold —runny nose, coughing, scratchy and sore throat, fever and body aches—can overlap with what we think are the signs of seasonal allergies. Knowing the difference between a cold and an allergy can help you treat the...

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July 29, 2019

Milk Matters: Mom's Meal Plan While Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a great way to provide your baby with a variety of nutrients that help to keep your baby healthy. While breastfeeding, it is important to keep up with your own health as well. Follow the tips below to help you stay healthy while breastfeedi...

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July 23, 2019

Surviving a Summer Pregnancy in Texas

A summer pregnancy in the Texas Panhandle may not always be the easiest. It is normal for expectant mothers to feel uncomfortable and overheated. While carrying your little one, your body is working overtime to cool down and the heat doesn’t help. That is wh...

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July 23, 2019

Weight Loss Surgery at BSA Gives Mom New Lease on Life

For years, Chylo Graham was on a diet rollercoaster and wanted desperately to step off. “I had tried all diets and my body just wouldn’t cooperate,” Graham explained. “Every time I would lose 15 pounds, I would gain back 30.” At 27 years old, G...

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June 27, 2019

Gruver Man is Thankful for BSA's Exceptional Care during Open-Heart Surgery

Russ Chisum, 64, was on his way to meet his wife and sister in Panhandle, Texas, when he began experiencing severe discomfort in his chest. “During the drive I stopped for gas and when I got back into the car, something felt very wrong,” Chisum said. ...

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