Since its launch in 2017, the Family Wellness Education Series has grown in attendance and awareness. Thanks to your support, it’s now offered virtually. The Family Wellness Series focuses on the behavioral needs of children and families and addresses topics such as technology addiction, anxiety, depression and more.
For years, our Car Seat Program has been a highly sought out resource for parents, grandparents and childcare providers in the community. We offer free monthly checks and inpatient checks as well as staff and patient education on the safety of a properly installed child restraint system.
Since launching in 2019, the Seacoast Babies App has been well-received by both patients and providers. The app will continue to be updated, providing patients with accurate information pertinent to their care.
Scholarships for children to participate in Pediatric Therapeutic Programs like art, music, swim and hippo therapy (horseback riding) are made possible by you.
We offer Maternal Mental Health Support Programs which include Labor and Postpartum Doula Support for families in need, a weekly support group for women with postpartum depression and anxiety, bereavement coordination and more. We remain the only hospital in the area offering these services and the most comprehensive care for women in their childbearing years.
Virtual Classes continue to be available to educate families and help them feel prepared to welcome their baby. In 2020, the sudden pivot to a virtual platform came with unexpected costs that were supported by funds from the Charity Classic.
In 2020, thanks to our generous supporters, the Fund-A-Need Program was able to match a $25,000 gift from the Patricia C. Adams, MD Endowment Fund for Children’s Care by raising $20,000 during the Dinner & Awards Ceremony. An incredible total of $45,000 allowed us to establish a TeleNewborn Consult Program for the Women & Children’s Center. This technology keeps our most fragile patients under the close watch of Mass General neonatology experts, while allowing families to stay together.