Premature infants who have difficulty swallowing are now being assessed in the NICU, instead of being transferred elsewhere for evaluation.
Guided the JGH through dramatic growth as Executive Director from 1975 to 1991 t is with great sadness that the Jewish General Hospital notes the passing on September 5 of Archie Deskin, 95, who was instrumental in guiding the hospital into the modern era as Executive Director from 1975 to …
The JGH is among the first several healthcare centres in Quebec to routinely screen for possible hearing loss in all infants born in the hospital.
When Pavilion K opened in 2016, it was an instant game-changer. Now, on its fifth anniversary, it has exceeded expectations, becoming the silent hero of the pandemic.
Ante Partum Program uses arts and crafts as a creative relief from boredom For Adriana Rosales, being a patient at the JGH initially aroused a mix of sometimes contradictory emotions. On one hand, she felt reassured by the quality of the care that she was receiving for her high-risk pregnancy. …
Volunteers from the JGH Auxiliary are spending a few minutes each day reading storybooks to babies in Neonatal Intensive Care. Is there any point in reading to an infant who can’t possibly understand what’s being said? Surprisingly, the answer is Yes.
A former JGH “preemie” looks forward to helping others: 24 years after being born prematurely, Angelo Rizzolo is back at the JGH as a medical student, on a career path that may lead to a specialty in pediatrics or neonatology.
Tiny, colourful knitted hats are comforting prematurely born infants and are bringing smiles to parents and families in the JGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, thanks to a gift from employees at CLSC Benny Farm.
A photo display, known as the Wall of Hope, has been mounted in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit as an inspirational message that even babies who enter the world under difficult circumstances can grow into healthy childhood.