Final babies born at Northeast Baptist Hospital before maternity unit moves to nearby North Central Baptist
Monday was the last day babies will be born in the labor and delivery unit at Northeast Baptist Hospital after the hospital group decided to consolidate its maternity services to the nearby North Central Baptist Hospital.
PHOTOS: Santa’s littlest helpers at Baptist Health System’s NICU are ready for Christmas
With Christmas just around the corner, Santa’s littlest helpers at Baptist Health System’s NICU are ready to celebrate in style! SAN ANTONIO – With Christmas just around the corner, Santa’s littlest helpers at Baptist Health System’s NICU are ready to celebrate in style! Santa's littlest helpers are getting ready for Christmas! “From all of us at Baptist, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to these precious little ones and their families!” BHS said on its Facebook page. RELATED: NICU babies at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio dress up for their first Halloween
Maternal-fetal medicine expert shares ways expectant mothers can protect themselves from COVID-19
SAN ANTONIO Dr. Patrick Ramsey, chief of maternal-fetal medicine at UT Health San Antonio, says expectant mothers and women who just gave birth need to take additional precautions to avoid infection during the COVID-19 pandemic. About 15 to 20% of OBGYN patients are COVID-19 positive, and about 85% of positive cases are asymptomatic. At 38 weeks, she tested positive for COVID-19. Every newborn is tested for COVID-19 at birth and 48 hours after birth, Ramsey said. And from the breastfeeding standpoint, breastfeeding is still strongly recommended.San Antonio reported 211 positive COVID-19 cases involving children under the age of one as of July 17.
San Antonio Zoo experiences quarantine baby boom
The San Antonio Zoo happily reported Tuesday that a number of new additions have been born in captivity while much of the country is still under a shelter in place order. Full Screen 1 / 3 Chinese Hwamei egg, image courtesy of San Antonio Zoo. Tamandua with mom, image courtesy of San Antonio Zoo. Yunnan Mountain Rat Snake, image courtesy of the San Antonio Zoo. In a press release, San Antonio Zoo President and CEO Tim Morrow said the additions of the animals marks the success of the Zoos Animal Care Specialists.