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Healthy Living
Back and Neck Center
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.
Health Centers
Obesity Bariatric Surgery Center
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Your Family
Children's Solution Center
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
Health Tip of the Day

How to Bathe a Baby

  • Assemble two towels, two washcloths, baby soap and shampoo, a clean diaper, clothes and a blanket in the bathroom.

  • Fill the bathtub with warm (not hot) water.

  • Wash the head and shampoo the scalp before putting the baby into a tub. Rinse and pat dry.

  • Lay the baby on the counter and unbundle her. Clean the diaper area with a washcloth before placing her in the bathtub.

  • Once your baby is in the tub, hold her head in one hand. Wash her body with soap and a second clean washcloth.

  • Dry your baby well. After dressing her, bundle her in a blanket.


 
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