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The Children’s Hospital Mother & Baby Center Offers Class for Growing Families

      OKLAHOMA CITY – The Mother & Baby Center at The Children’s Hospital seeks to educate families who have begun dreaming of having a baby through a virtual workshop on Wednesday, August 12, at 6:30 p.m.

      Attendees will be joined by Karl Hansen, M.D., fertility specialist, Katie Smith, M.D., obstetrics and gynecology specialist, and Stefanie Bryant, M.D., high-risk specialist who will share their expertise and help guide those who have decided it’s time to start thinking about planning a family but are unsure of where to start.

Topics will include:

  • Fertility
  • Prenatal care
  • High-risk obstetrics
  • Delivery

      The concern of starting a family during a pandemic will also be addressed by these experts who have all safely guided women through fertility treatments, prenatal care and delivery during this time.

      Register by email at healthmatters@oumedicine.com. Note “Dreamin’ About A Baby” in the subject line. Participants will receive a Zoom link August 12, the morning of the class.

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THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

At The Children’s Hospital, pediatric staff blends years of training with education, research and technology to improve the lives of children throughout the region. The obstetric emergency room at The Children’s Hospital is a regional referral center for the state, and the neonatal intensive care unit provides the highest level of newborn care in Oklahoma. Children’s is also home to the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in Oklahoma City. With a family-centered approach to healing, Children’s offers resources from pet therapy to child life specialists who help families cope with hospitalization and illness. From advanced surgical services to general pediatrics, oncology care and more, The Children’s Hospital provides cutting-edge research and treatments through hospital-based and outpatient services. To learn more, visit oumedicine.com/childrens.

 

OU MEDICINE

OU Medicine — along with its academic partner, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center — is the state’s only comprehensive academic health system of hospitals, clinics and centers of excellence. With 11,000 employees and more than 1,300 physicians and advanced practice providers, OU Medicine is home to Oklahoma’s largest physician network with a complete range of specialty care. OU Medicine serves Oklahoma and the region with the state’s only freestanding children’s hospital, the only National Cancer Institute-Designated Stephenson Cancer Center and Oklahoma’s flagship hospital, which serves as the state’s only Level 1 trauma center. OU Medicine is the No. 1 ranked hospital system in Oklahoma, and its oncology program at Stephenson Cancer Center and OU Medical Center ranked in the Top 50 in the nation, in the 2019-2020 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. OU Medicine was also ranked by U.S. News & World Report as high performing in four specialties: Ophthalmology in partnership with Dean McGee Eye Institute, Colon Surgery, COPD and Congestive Heart Failure. OU Medicine’s mission is to lead healthcare in patient care, education and research. To learn more, visit oumedicine.com.