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Unique Course Readies New Grandparents for Childcare Role

When it comes to childbirth education, South Shore Health has all the bases covered for expectant parents. Whether preparing for labor and birth, breastfeeding support, or caring for your newborn in the early weeks of life, there are a wide array of courses to help guide first-time moms and dads. Now there’s a class specially designed for grandparents to be.

Unique Course Readies New Grandparents for Childcare Role

A mother with a sick infant

What Parents Should Know about RSV

Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is respiratory illness can cause severe distress in young infants and frighten their parents. Learn how caregivers treat RSV and how you can prevent it.

What Parents Should Know about RSV

Baby Monroe lies in a NICU bed at South Shore Hospital shortly after birth, as mother Jillian reaches out to touch her, smiling, from her own hospital bed.

Jillian and Monroe's Story: "We Are Alive Because of Them."

When Jillian experienced an emergency late in her pregnancy, a diversion to South Shore Hospital saved both her life and the life of her newborn daughter, Monroe.

Jillian and Monroe's Story: "We Are Alive Because of Them."

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Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of South Shore Hospital, patients shared fond memories of their experiences at the Hospital over the years.

Sharing Is Caring: A Century of Fond Memories and Patient Experiences at South Shore Hospital

Anesthesiologist checking vital signs in OR

How High BMI Can Affect Your Care During Labor and Delivery

Our goal as anesthesiologists is to both alleviate pain and to keep the patient and baby safe. We need to anticipate any complications that could jeopardize the safety of the patient and baby on the day of delivery. We also want patients to be aware of these potential challenges in advance so they are not caught by surprise if something changes during delivery.

How High BMI Can Affect Your Care During Labor and Delivery

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South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community

At a time when most doctors had solo practices, founding physicians – Frederick Freidman, Donald Garland, Arthur Garceau, Gerald Collins, and Wallace Kemp and Administrator Betty Allen – joined together to create an integrated group practice committed to providing comprehensive quality patient care.

South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community

Pregnant woman being examined by her OBGYN

COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy is Safe and Recommended

Two years into the pandemic, the COVID-19 vaccine is strongly recommended for pregnant people by numerous professional medical organizations and yet...

COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy is Safe and Recommended

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Everything You Need to Know about Midwifery Care

South Shore Health celebrates National Midwifery Week with a look back at the history of the craft, both globally and here on the South Shore.

Everything You Need to Know about Midwifery Care

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Ten Must-Have Items for Breastfeeding Moms

Planning to breastfeed? South Shore Health's lactation consultants share the ten must-have items expectant mothers should add to their registries.

Ten Must-Have Items for Breastfeeding Moms