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  • Kangaroo Care

    Posted 5/14/2015 by csweeney
    You may not be aware, but May 15th is International Kangaroo Care Day. What is Kangaroo Care? Read more... Comments (0)
  • Sunday for Moms

    Posted 5/7/2015 by csweeney
    Sunday is Mother's Day, but this blog entry is for Dads. So if you are a mom partnered with a dad, please turn this over to him for continued reading. Read more... Comments (0)
  • No Spoiling

    Posted 4/29/2015 by csweeney
    At some point in our pre-parenting lives, most of us have heard that you can’t spoil a baby. So why is it then, that as soon as we become parents, any progress in our slowly developing parental self-confidence is completely shaken when anyone makes the accusation, “You’re going to spoil that baby.”?

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  • No Googleing

    Posted 4/15/2015 by csweeney
    That’s what I tell moms that come to the new moms groups I lead, but I realize how hard it is to follow that advice. It seems so quick and easy when you have a question, or you’re just not sure about something, to turn to Google and see what comes up, but when you are a new mom, it’s really not a good idea to start with Google. Read more... Comments (0)
  • Rooming In At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Posted 4/2/2015 by csweeney
    We’re expecting you, and we’d like you to know what you can expect when you arrive at BIDMC! We’re thrilled that you’ve chosen us as the place to deliver your newest family member. Our goal is to help you make a smooth transition from birth to home, and to support you in this most amazing experience we encourage “Rooming-In”. Read more... Comments (0)
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
East Campus
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-0475

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Christine Sweeney is a licensed clincal socal worker with over twenty years experience working with new moms and babies at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is the founder and manager of the Parent Connection, a free support service offered to first time parents to support the adjustment to parenting after leaving the medical center. She is a proud mom of two sons.