The Importance of Blood Donation in Madisonville

Baptist Health relies on the generosity of blood donors to provide the resources to save lives. It is easy to become a blood donor through making an appointment or visiting the hospital during the walk-in hours at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Pregnancy

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Throughout your pregnancy, you’re likely to experience shortness of breath. This is natural and generally poses no health risk to you or your baby,...

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Pregnancy symptoms can start as early as four weeks following conception. Symptoms vary from woman to woman, and your second pregnancy may even have...

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One of the first questions to pop into an expectant mother’s mind is, “when do I get to see my baby?!” While not every...

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Neonatal Pediatric Transport

Neonatologists Kimberly Shimer, MD and Edward O'Neill, MD describe the process of neonatal pediatric transport, a type of special transportation for newborn children that helps to maintain a healthy body temperature and vital signs for infants.

Family-Centered Care in the NICU

Neonatologist Arvin Bundhoo, MD, describes how the neonatal unit's specially trained staff provides comprehensive, multi-specialty care to newborns, around the clock and in a family integrated care in the NICU environment.

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The Importance of Blood Donation in Madisonville

Baptist Health relies on the generosity of blood donors to provide the resources to save lives. It is easy to become a blood donor through making an appointment or visiting the hospital during the walk-in hours at Baptist Health Madisonville.