Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thank You TASA Volunteers!

Every year, TASA (Textile and Apparel Student Association) members dedicate hours of their time on the project to create gowns to fit micro-preemie, preemie, and term infants. Meriter Bereavement Project is a project created to sew unique infant bereavement gowns, through … Continue reading

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Cooper: Preemie to Healthy Baby Video

Cooper was born prematurely and spent over five weeks in neonatal intensive care at Meriter Hospital. Listen to the story of how Cooper’s mother, Amy, and his father, Keith, experienced the challenges of his birth and his journey to healthy … Continue reading

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Medication Safety Tips for Parents

Medication in the home can be extremely hazardous to children, but with a little common sense and some precautions, you can keep you child safe. Starting when they are very young, talk to your children about the danger of taking … Continue reading

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Tetanus diphtheria and Pertussis Vaccine (Tdap) and Pregnancy

Pertussis, otherwise known as Whooping Cough, is a disease that causes severe coughing; vomiting and can lead to complications including pneumonia and even death. This, along with Diptheria, and tetanus are all caused by bacteria. Before vaccines were available, these … Continue reading

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Attend our JointCare Open House Dec. 12

You’re invited to experience JointCare at our Open House on December 12! What is JointCare? Meriter Hospital works collaboratively with orthopedic surgeons from around the community to provide comprehensive joint replacement options. Our program, JointCare, is designed to help educate … Continue reading

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