Family and Parenting

Kerry Kelly, volunteer with Cheshire Doulas, supporting her daughter, Kiara, during the birth of her first child.

Volunteer Spotlight: Kerry Kelley Nurtures Our Community One Miracle at a Time

Kerry builds relationships and priceless memories supporting people through Cheshire Doulas, including her own daughter’s first birth.

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A man, sitting on a couch, covered with a blanket and coughing.

Is it COVID, a Cold or flu? Self-Care Tips and the Best Way to Reduce Spreading Germs

Since COVID symptoms overlap with some allergy, cold, and flu symptoms, follow these tips to take care of yourself and limit spreading germs to others.

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Cheshire County is in Recovery: A Celebration of our Collective Journey

During National Recovery Month, we commend our community’s progress in supporting people recovering from substance use disorders, led by The Doorway and community partners.

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Healthy mother and daughter

Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall

After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.

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Emily Nichols donating to Mother's Milk Bank

Breast Milk Donation: Mutual Support in a Time of Need

At Cheshire Medical Center, infants in need can receive donated breastmilk as inpatients. Emily Nichols and Christina DeTurris of Obstetrics and Gynecology, explain why donors also benefit from giving their milk at Cheshire.

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Celebrate with fireworks safely - be prepared, be safe, be responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe around fireworks.

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Laura Reyor, MSN, APRN

Catching Up on Your Care: 4 Questions to Ask Your Provider

These questions will help you work with your provider to prevent—or find and fix—issues long before they become crises, especially if your care was interrupted.

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Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses

Learn what you need to know about mosquito-borne illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family.

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Deborah Hansen, MD, pediatrician, and Logan Freeman, RN, of Cheshire Medical Center care for Baby Ada Maynard with the help of D-H TeleICN.

A Lifeline for Newborns in Need

Cheshire Medical Center is among the New England hospitals supported by board-certified Dartmouth-Hitchcock neonatologists via Telemedicine during challenging births and the care of acutely ill infants.

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Catching Up on Your Kids' Care

As classes end and the pandemic wanes locally, it is time to catch up on your kids' essential preventative care, from screenings and shots to behavioral and mental health assistance.

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