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UAMS Medical Center Recognized as Center of Excellence for Childbirth Complication Placenta Accreta Spectrum
The Maternal Safety Foundation has named the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Medical Center an Accreta Center of Excellence, recognizing its superior care for a life-threatening childbirth complication called placenta accreta spectrum disorder. UAMS Medical Center is the first hospital in the nation to receive the designation, which indicates that UAMS has both…Read more
Family and Baby Stay Close with Ronald McDonald Family Room
Emily and Michael Baker are no novices when it comes to being the parent of a premature baby. Their daughter, Isabella, 3, and son, Bradley who is nearly 2, are both graduates of the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). And now their son Joshua, born Jan. 14 at 28 weeks and 2 days, is…Read more
UAMS NICU Holds Read-A-Thon to Promote Story Time for Families
Reading to babies not only helps the family of premature infants bond to one another, it aids in advancing brain development and language skills. That’s why the UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) recently organized its first Read-A-Thon with patients and their families. The weeklong event lead up to World Prematurity Day, Nov. 17. There…Read more
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