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48 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, Nov. 8 - Nov. 14, 2002 DuPont Pediatrics lauLttches eNews service for new parents DuPont Pediatrics, which brings the world-class reputation of the Alfred L duPont Hospital for Children to primary pediatric care, is launching New Parent eNews, a series of free e-newsletters just for expectant and new parents. Each e-newsletter contains stage-specific information on health, nutrition, learning and development. Expectant and new par- ents can subscribe to New Parent eNews by going to www.Nemours.org and clicking on the link to the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children or by going to www.duPon- tHospital.org. Subscribers receive regular newsletters via email that are specific to their stage of new parenthood from the fn'st trimester of pregnancy through toddler- hood. "Becoming a new parent is one of the most joyous and often most stressful times in a person's life," said Dr. Kevin Sheehan, chief, duPont Pediatric Practices. "Conse- quently, expectant and new parents are some of the most frequent users of online health information. We want to help new parents get the information they need and want on a regular basis as well as provide a one-stop destination for complete pregnan- cy and newborn information. We even have information on preparing for multiple New unit Continued from page 47 safety and well-being of their communities through their volun- teer service." Each local MRC unit will be es- tablished, activated and operated by the loc# community, in con- cert with established emergency response and public health sys- tems. They will be an important addi- tional resource to address health problems that a local community might incur because of a natural disaster-or other catastrophic event. In addition, volunteers may help with local health cam- paigns - such as immunizations - and health education and aware- ness in the community throughout the year. The MRC initiative will pro- vide the local organizational framework, including training, lo- cally agreed procedures and processes, and partnership build- ing among local organizations, in- cluding local government agen- cies, and nongovernmental organ- izations. President Bush, in his State of Milford Memorial offers breastfeeding class Expectant mothers considering breastfeeding their babies are wel- come to attend Bayhealth Medical Center-Milford Memorial Hospital's free breastfeeding class. Information provided includes common breastfeeding challenges, collecting and storing breast milk, what to ex- pect after the baby is born and benefits to mother and child. All moth- ers and support people are invited to attend the classes from 6:30 to 9 p.m., the third Wednesday of each month, at Milford Memorial Hospi- tal. The next class is Nov. 20. 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Visitors to Nemours.org can find a wealth of information about pregnancy and newborns, such as the following: How to have a healthy pregnancy, in- cluding a week-by-week pregnancy calen- dar What to expect when giving birth - a big source of stress for expectant parents Birthing options Personal birth stories shared by other new parents Caring for newborns, including immu- nizations Communicating with and nurturing a I the Union address in January 2001, announced he was launch- ing the USA Freedom Corps to foster an American culture of citi- zenship, service and responsibili- ty. He formed the Citizen Corps initiative, of which the MRC is a part, to give individuals the op- portunity to serve their neighbors by making our communities safe from threats of all kinds. The Medical Reserve Corps is led by the Office of the Surgeon General in HHS. For more infer- marion, including the MRC guid- ance document "Medical Reserve Corps - A Guide for Local Lead- new baby How becoming a parent can affect your relationship with your partner Issues for second-time parents and preparing siblings for a new family mem- ber Medical conditions and problems that can affect newborns Last but not least, the e-newsletter offers light-hearted articles about becoming a new parent such as pregnancy myths and tales. Can a the shape of a pregnant woman's beI- ly determine a baby's sex? The answer is no; the sex cannot be determined that way - but it's still fun to guess. [ ers," information on training re- sources and the monthly MRC newsletter log onto www.med- icalreservecorps.gov or call the Office of the Surgeon General at 301-443-4000. Delaware Health and Social Services is located in Dover, Delaware. Holiday of Lights Celebration o Thursday, December 5, 2002 ..e:,: Beebe Medical Foundation will hold its seventh annual fundraising 1@ ..... :,:::::,.:,,:::..:x6iliii ; ......... celebration with the lighting of the tree on the front lawn of L!i!::i!i*iiO  the hospital at 5:00 p.m. The tree will be decorated with ...................... ::::: ................................................ :::. .............. multicolored lights and will remain lit throughout the holiday season. :  :::::: :: ::: i ::i :: i il ili @ Refreshments will be served.. Sponsor colorful lights in honor of, or in memory of, family and  @ friends. These lights may be reserved for: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ....... Funds raised will benefit Gull House, The Adult Daycare Center. Please fill out the form below and enclose your check made payable to Beebe Medical Foundation, and mail to: 902 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958, or call 644-2900 if you have questions. ootoeooo ego  oooooeooeooooeoeeooee o eeeeo oeeeoeeNeeee o eo : : HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS CELEBRATION 2002 Please send this form with payment to Boche Medical Foundation , 902 Savannah Road, Lewes DE 19958 : Sponsor a light for yourself, your family, or remember someone special. ! My girl is __ in honor of, or __ in memory : of the following: (please print) Color : B, " Total Amount of Check $ : Beebe Medical : Your name Foundation -" .: Address * 902 Savannah Road : City State Zip : : : Lewes, DE 19958 : Telephone _ www.beebemed.org : Yur narne wi be pubishd in he oca newspapers. f you wish t remain anonymous ease chck her. [--] i O A # of lights i