We are not meant to mother alone

We are not meant to mother alone Here’s a shout-out to my friend Susan Lanterman, who took me under her wing when I was a bewildered new mom. Susan had three kids – and she had breastfed the first one for a whole six months, longer than anyone I knew! He was so cute and […]

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Attention Dads of All Ages: Here’s Your Chance to Become a Daddy Blogger

Attention Dads of All Ages: Here’s Your Chance to Become a Daddy Blogger Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a Daddy Blogger Contest from September 8, 2012 to October 8, 2012. All fathers in the tri-state region are invited to enter. Through the contest, the hospital plans to select four to six area dads to be […]

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Ellen Garvey, MD

Fibroids: A Common Problem with Multiple Treatment Options

FIBROIDS: A COMMON PROBLEM WITH MULTIPLE TREATMENT OPTIONS By Ellen Garvey, MD Uterine fibroids are a very common occurrence in women. As many as 80 percent of all women in the United States have them, according to the National Uterine Fibroid Foundation. As such, OB/GYN physicians undergo extensive training on how to diagnose them and […]

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Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts September 11

Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop at BMH Starts September 11 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will host another installment of the “Fresh Start: Tobacco Cessation Workshop” in BMH Conference Room B beginning Tuesday, September 11. The Fresh Start Tobacco Cessation Workshop is a free program open to anyone interested in becoming tobacco-free. A facilitator trained by the […]

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BMH Offers Yin Yang Yoga Instruction and Exercise Program, September 12

BMH Offers Yin Yang Yoga Instruction and Exercise Program, September 12 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital will offer the 10-class exercise series, “Yin Yang Not Just Yoga,” beginning Wednesday, September 12 at 4:30 pm in the BMH Exercise Room. “Yin Yang Not Just Yoga” blends various styles of yoga with traditional and effective exercise modalities to increase […]

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Yoga for Kids Class Starts at BMH, September 19

Yoga for Kids Class Starts at BMH Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is offering a special Yoga instruction class for children ages 7-10 this fall, designed to help increase focus skills, center the body, calm the mind and strengthen self-esteem. Parents are invited for screening and information on Wednesday, September 19 from 4:00-5:00 pm in Brew Barry […]

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James E. Bunker, MD

Urinary Incontinence – A Common Problem

URINARY INCONTINENCE–A COMMON PROBLEM By James Bunker, MD Urinary incontinence is strictly defined as an involuntary loss of urine which negatively impacts one’s quality of life. It is a very common condition affecting over 20 million people in the United States. The true number is likely higher since many are too embarrassed to report their […]

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New Moms Network September Schedule

New Moms Network September Schedule Programs of Brattleboro Memorial Hospital’s New Moms Network in September starts on September 5th with “Ouch! What You Need to Know about Immunizations” presented by Rebecca Olmstead, RN from the Vermont Department of Health. The program on Wednesday, September 12th is called “Mother Mapping: Where You’ve Been, Where You’re Going” […]

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Loving Environment II

Loving Environment II This is part two from last weeks blog posting Falling in Love: The New Family Breastfeeding mothers are often accused of being fanatics (or worse). They are often bewildered over the accusations. Another phrase you sometimes hear is “overly attached.” Why do breastfeeding moms seem so addicted to their babies? Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg, […]

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BMH Spinal Health Class Begins September 10

BMH Spinal Health Class Begins September 10 Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Services will offer its “Standing Tall Spine Health” program beginning Monday, September 10. The program is designed for individuals diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis, or those at risk for low bone mass. Each class consists of a brief educational session followed by guided exercise. […]

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