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Q&A: A new parent’s guide to labor and delivery

The most important thing to remember about labor and delivery is to expect the unexpected.
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Tips for dads: Ready for fatherhood?

Learn how soon-to-be dads can help throughout a pregnancy.
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Preparing your child to be a sibling

Preparing your child to become a sibling

From 2 months to 5 years, help prepare your child for a new brother or sister.
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Why your baby has a flat head and how to prevent it

A baby has a soft skull making it easy for it to flatten
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Keeping you and baby safe and sunburn free

Keep your baby’s skin safe with these sun safety tips.
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Sanford Health, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital collaborate

Sanford Health and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital will sequence the genes of nearly 1,000 Latino and Hispanic people in an effort to better understand the health needs of those populations. To launch the project, philanthropist Denny Sanford and Sanford Health have jointly given $7 million to the Nicklaus Children’s Personalized Medicine Initiative in Miami. The project […]
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A $1 million gift for Ava’s House

Ava’s House by Sanford will be a peaceful setting for families to be together, to say the words that haven’t been said, heal hurts, love and laugh. It will be a place to live life to its fullest until the last breath. Todd and Linda Broin understand the vital need for a hospice facility like […]
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Triplets: Everything times three

“The whole team who took care of us and our girls are simply angels.”
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Kidney transplant: A mother’s gift to her son

"I was just being a mom. He needed something I could give to him, and I did."
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Sanford Health opens pediatric clinic in Kunming, China

Sanford Health has opened a pediatric clinic in Kunming, China, as part of its International Clinics initiative. This quickly growing area of China has a significant need for health care, particularly with children. For this clinic, Sanford collaborated with YMCI Calmette Medical Investment & Management Company, Ltd., a state-owned company of the Yunnan Provincial government. […]
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