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Level II NICU Grand Opening Party

Join Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center as we celebrate the grand opening of our Level II NICU. The party takes place on August 7th from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. RSVP by calling (386) 231-2229.

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Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Selected to Join Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Media Contact: Lindsay Rew Florida Hospital Volusia/Flagler Cell: (386) 847-2253 DAYTONA BEACH – Thanks in part to a new nationwide breastfeeding initiative, expecting mothers in Volusia County will give their children a healthier start in life. Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is the only hospital in the area selected to be among the first hospitals […]

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Florida Hospital DeLand and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Combine BirthCare Services to Form Standardized BirthCare Program


Level II NICU Coming Soon to the BirthCare Center Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has received state approval for a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). With this designation, the BirthCare Center will be able to better care for sick and premature newborns once construction on the Level II NICU is completed.

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Daytona Beach BirthCare Center Nurse Receives Happiest Baby Educator Certification

Amy DeCicco, a Registered Nurse in the BirthCare Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, has received certification as a Certified Happiest Baby Educator.

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Free Daytona Beach Women’s Health Expo Will Include Health Screenings and Seminars on Pregnancy, Breast Cancer, Fitness, Nutrition, and Newborn Care

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will host a Women’s Health Expo for local Daytona Beach ladies of all ages on Sunday, September 28 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and focuses on health and wellness, as well as pampering activities.

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Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Recognized by ACOG and March of Dimes for Reducing Early Elective Induction and Cesarean Deliveries

On June 26, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District XII (Florida) and the March of Dimes visited Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center’s BirthCare Center to recognize their efforts in reducing the number of early elective inductions and cesarean deliveries. By achieving a rate of 5 percent or lower for elective deliveries before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is working to prevent early elective deliveries, which can cause lifelong health challenges for babies, including breathing difficulty, cerebral palsy, and learning disabilities.

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom and Baby

Having a baby leaves new parents with many decisions to make regarding how to raise the child. One of those decisions is whether or not to breastfeed. The American Academy of Pediatrics recognizes exclusive breastfeeding as the best method of feeding and nurturing infants. Breastfeeding offers not only health benefits, but also savings of money and time.

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The ABC’s of Safe Sleep for your Baby: Preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Cathy Szymanski, MSN, NNP-BC Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center BirthCare Center Safe sleep is such an important topic when it comes to taking care of our babies. But unfortunately, this is an area that causes much confusion for parents. Let’s take a look at the current guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Placing all […]

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Community Celebrates Dr. Landau’s Retirement and the Opening of Women’s Care OB/GYN

On May 1, community members joined Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center for the opening of Women’s Care OB/GYN, which also honored local OB/GYN Dr. Irwin Landau on his retirement.

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