Expecting mothers who complete an online education program in New Jersey will get a free baby box. Cooper University Healthcare hospital helped develop the Baby Box University syllabus for New Jersey parents and is hosting a special Baby Box launch event today at Roberts Pavilion Lobby.
In the wake of national tragedy like last week's school shootings in Newtown, Conn., children may have questions about their own safety and that of their family. Parents can help children cope more effectively with their fears by providing information geared to the child's age and understanding level. This article from the American Academy of Pediatrics has tips to help parents understand their children's concerns and provide the appropriate support.
Two weeks ago, 2-year-old Dominick Garcia was critically injured after falling from a second-story window. Today, he is expected to make a full recovery thanks to Cooper Air Two helicopter service and Cooper University Hospital.
Over the decades, school nurses, athletic trainers and coaches have had to expand their technical and educational skills to handle new and increasingly complicated health issues facing children today.
Some of these conditions include: diabetes, child obesity, sleep disorders and ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The Nurses Education Series offers training from Cooper physicians to provide useful information and resources to this core group of community care givers.