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cape Gazette HEALTH & FITNESS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16- THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014 23 t ayn ml 'ca complementary foods, there is a greater chance to break the chain of obesity." Continued from page 22 Monthly support groups, educational classes, and peer "Getting infants off to a good counseling are all made available start impacts the rest of their to new mothers to encourage and lives, especially when it comes support them on their breast- to a healthy weight," said Gall feeding journey. To learn more Smith, RN, IBCLC, Lactation about Women's and Children's Services program coordinator. Services at Bayhealth Milford "When babies exclusively breast- Memorial, go to www.bayhealth. feed for the first six months, org. To learn more about lacta- then up to the first year with tion services, call 302-744-7233. SUBMITTED PHOTO GATHERED AT THE Nov. 24 celebration of Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hos- pital's Baby-Friendly designation are (l-r) Ronnie Kopec, MSN, RN, NE-BC, di- rector of Bayhealth Women's and Children's Department; Karen Kelly, MSN, RNC-OB, nurse manager of Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital Women's and Children's units; Bonnie Perrotta, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, senior VP of Patient Care Services/CNE; Gall Smith, IBCLC, RN, BA, Bayhealth Lac- tation Services program coordinator; Jennifer Novack, MSN, RNC-OB, APN, clinical nurse specialist, Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital Women's and Children's Units; and Michael Ashton, FACHE, Milford Memorial Hospital ad- ministrator. BABY-FRIENDLY DESIGHATION REQUIRMEHT Sustain a written breastfeeding policy that is routinely commu- nicated to all healthcare staff. Train all healthcarestaff in skills necessary to implement this policy. Inform all pregnant Women about the benefits and management of breastfeeding. Mothers :hoosing to formula feed will be taught safe formula preparation, and appropriate feeding methods and amounts for their newborn. Help mothers initiate breastfeeding within one hour of birth. All mothers, regardless of their feeding preferences, will be taught and encouraged to do Skin to Skin with their newborns after birth to support optimum morn/baby bonding and medical stabiliza- tion of the newborn. , Show mothers how to breastfeed and how to maintain lactation, even if they are separated from their infants. Give newborn infants no food or drink other than breast milk, unless medically indicated. Practice rooming-in by allowing mothers and infants to remain together 24 hours a day. Encourage unrestricted breastfeeding. Give no artificial pacifiers or artificial nipples to breastfeeding infants. Fosterthe establishment of breastfeeding support groups and refer mothers to them on discharge from the hospital or clinic. has expanded to Rehoboth and is now accepting new patients. IcoMEsEE THE BURKE DIFFERENCE! L ] 302-703-6585 www.BurkeDermatology.com Discrimination related to fear of Ebola risk is illegal Delaware's Division of Public not been restricted to individuals "There is no medical or sci- Health and the State Human of any single race, nationality or entific reason to assume anyone Relations Commission remind other group, has Ebola unless they have had Delawareans that discrimination Greater awareness may have direct exposure to a person with based on one's bel0ngin8 to a prevented the following Dela- symptoms in the last 21 days," protected class - including race ware incidents: said Dr. Karyl Rattay, DPH dlrec- and national origin - is unlaw- A woman reported that hertor. "Individuals who have been ful. Discrimination arising from daughter was told by another in the United States for the past fear and misinformation about student at school that all people 21 days are not considered at risk the Ebola virus will not be toler- from a particular West African for Ebola. DPH knows who has ate& The commission protects country have Ebola. been to the three West African the rights of all Delawareans A woman reported that a co- countries most impacted by the against Unlawful discrimination worker commented that sheillness and is in daily contact with in housing and places of public should go back to West Africa. them. There is .nothing to fear." accommodations. Complaints A man reported that when DPH has been preparing of discrimination can be filed he went for a physical exam for for a potential Ebola illness in online, by mail or in person, work, he was asked about his ac- Delaware, working with medi- With the four cases of Ebola cent. When he indicated he was cal providers, hospitals, some diagnosed in the U.S. and the of West African origin he was employers, emergency medical ongoing outbreak in West Africa not allowed to sit in the waiting services and other partners to making daily news headlines, room, and was placed in an isola- assure readiness. some Delawareans have experi- tion room. The doctor took his Anyone wishing to discuss enced negative treatment due to blood pressure and temperature a suspected case may contact their race, national origin, or ac- but did not complete the exam. DPH 24/7 at 888-295-5156, in- cent. These incidents have been "The commission wants to cluding weekends and holidays. associated with the perception ensure that.misplaced fear, ugly For general questions, the CDC that all individuals with real or rumors or misinformation do has a 24/7 line available for in- assumed ties to African countries not result in acts of discrimina- formation on the Ebola virus at have Ebola. tion," said Calvin Christopher, 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636). DPH reminds the public that SHRC chair. ' nyone, regardless A person who is deaf, hard- there are currently no cases of ofnationalorigin, who feels they of-hearing, deaf-blind, or Ebola in Delaware or the U.S., have experienced discrimina- speech-disabled can callthe DPH after a physician was declared tion in housing or in a place phone number above by using virus free Nov. 12. All cases of that is open to the public - such TTY services. Dial 7-1-1 or 800- Ebola virus in the U.S. have been as hotels, stores, restaurants, 232-5460 to type conversation to restricted to individuals travel- movie theaters, schools, daycare a relay operator, who reads the ing from affected countries who facilities, or recreational facili- conversation to a hearing person had direct contact with someone ties - should call our toll-flee at DPH. with Ebola symptoms or medical number, 1-877-54HUMAN, to file The relay operator types the professionals who have cared for a discrimination report with the hearing person's spoken words infected people. The cases have SHRC." back to the TTY user. Delaware Services Behavioral Health for Your Whole Family DR. KATHERINE ELDER has a PhD in clinical psychology, is a icensed mental health aiofessional ana a Cerlified Co-occurring Disorder Diolomat. Dr Elder has practiced in the behavioral health field for 10 years serving the behavioral health needs of children, youlh and their families. Areas of specialization include: parent-child relationships, ADHD. severe behavioral challenges in children and psychosocial difficulties "elated to teen developmenl. Dr. Elder holds certifications in PCIT & ABFT. Dr. Katherine Elder PhD, LPCMH, CCDPD DR. DAVID RINDLER is a icensed Clinical Psychologisl with 22 years of clinical experience in the Lewes area. He received qis doctorate From the University of Maryland and a post-doctoral cerlification from Washington School of Psychiatry. He spec alizes in suDsrance abuse relationshios anxiet',/, marital separation, and self-esteem issues. Dr. Rindler joins DPS from his recent role as the lead psychologist at the Washington VA Medical Center Substance Abuse Rehabililalion Program. Dr. David Rindler Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist DR. MAT[HEW TURLEY has worked in the behavioral health field for 13 years since completing his formal education at The Pennsylvania State University. His expertise include treating trauma, inappropriate sexualized behaviors, depression and anxiety disorders, ADHD and related learning needs, spirituality-based addiction recovery, Asperger's Disorder, and the blended family experience. Dr. Matthew Turley Ed.D., LPCMH (302) 703,6332 17021 Old Orchard Road, Suite 4, Lewes, DE www.DelawarePsychologicalServices,com