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    UAB Awarded Three Maternal and Infant Grants

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham is the only university to be awarded grants in all three perinatal networks from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to improve maternal and infant health. UAB is a member of the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, NICHD Neonatal Research Network, and the […]

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    Cord Blood Donation now at Brookwood Medical Center

    When Amber Comeens of Double Springs, AL was expecting, she never thought her newborn son Reid would be a pioneer, but she was happy that he could help. When Amber and husband Bradly welcomed Reid Bryant Comeens Aug. 6 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham, he was the hospital’s very first cord blood donors with […]

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  • Baptist Medical Center East feature

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    Baptist Medical Center East Montgomery

    Neonatal intensive care has been one of the primary focuses of the Baptist Health Care Foundation, Baptist Health’s philanthropic organization, which has granted Baptist Medical Center East for the expansion of its NICU, and Baptist Medical Center South for the purchase of “giraffes,” specialized long-necked beds for premature babies. Both neonatal care facilities are also the […]

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    Beyond Labor and Delivery at St. Vincent’s Health System

    Educational opportunities for the entire family abound at St. Vincent’s Health System St. Vincent’s Health System—which includes St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, and St. Vincent’s One Nineteen—has helped three generations of families welcome their newest members, not only by offering leading edge maternity services, but also by […]

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  • Children's of Alabama

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    The History of Children’s of Alabama

    It began in 1911 with 12 beds in an Episcopal church parish house, and 100 years later has become one of the premier pediatric hospitals in the country. For proof, consider that in May, ten of Children’s Hospital’s pediatric specialty services were ranked among the top 50 in the country in U.S. News & World […]

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  • UAB Women's and Infants Center

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    UAB Women’s & Infants Center

    UAB’s new Women & Infants Center promises to bring together under one roof the services and facilities that women in all stages of life have come to expect from the hospital whose women and infant care has consistently been ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report. “The foundation of […]

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  • Trinity Medical Center

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    Trinity Medical Center

    For expectant parents seeking individualized care and experienced staff, Trinity Medical Center in Birmingham is an excellent option. “We believe in and try to provide quality, compassionate care to all our patients,” says Nancy Holland, nursing director for the Women’s and Children’s Services. Moms-to-be labor and give birth in comfortable rooms that were renovated and […]

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