Silver Cross Hospital Implements Best Practice—The Golden Hour Program—for Parents and Babies
New Lenox, IL (May 7, 2014)—The birth of a baby is an exciting time for new parents and their newborn. As tempting as it is to share the baby’s sex, weight and height with extended family and friends, research shows the first hour after birth, known as “The Golden Hour”, is critical bonding time for a new family. Silver Cross Hospital’s Women and Infant Services Unit believes this once in a lifetime event should be celebrated and is pleased to offer “The Golden Hour” program, an industry standard best practice, to all newborns and their parents.
Navigating through Pre-Menopause
Silver Cross Hospital Hosts free program on pre-menopausal symptoms and treatment on June 18
New Lenox, IL (June 5, 2014)— Are you having difficulty sleeping due to night sweats or insomnia? Has your lack of sleep affected your moods, health and ability to function? If so, you may be like millions of females across the country that are experiencing pre-menopausal symptoms. To help understand the causes and treatments of pre-menopause, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program in June.
Baby on the Way Have your Back in Pain?
Silver Cross Hospital Hosts free program on relief from back pain while pregnant on June 9
New Lenox, IL (June 3, 2014)—More than half of expectant mothers experience back pain during pregnancy, which can disrupt their daily routine and deter them from getting a good night’s sleep. To help understand the causes and treatments of this type of pain, Silver Cross Hospital is offering a free program.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Receives 2014 Outstanding Agency in Human Services Award
New Lenox, IL (April May 5, 2014)—The Community Service Council of Will County awarded the 2014 Outstanding Agency in Human Service Award to the Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission at the Council’s 75th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet on April 17 at the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet.
Silver Cross Hospital Volunteers Honored for Service
New Lenox, IL (May 29, 2014)—Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox honored its volunteers at the annual recognition luncheon held at the Bolingbrook Golf Club on May 18. With four volunteer organizations: Advisory Board (Encore Resale Shop), Childerguild (Gift Shop) and The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons (founders of Silver Cross) and Inservice volunteers, more than 700 area residents donate their time and talents to raise funds for the hospital and assist in daily operations. Over the last year, they have given 71,399 hours of service and raised over $366,433 for the Silver Cross Foundation. For more information, about volunteer opportunities, visit www.silvercross.org or call (815) 300-7117.