Browsing the "Pediatrics" Category

Secret Donor Gives Again: St. Luke’s NICU Gets Annual Anonymous Gift

January 8th, 2018

2018 started off with a special gift for the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Level II and Level III NICUs (Neonatal Intensive Care Units) in Bethlehem and Allentown. March of Dimes representatives presented a $5,000 check to the NICU team at St. Luke’s Hospital – Bethlehem this week. Each year, this anonymous donor provides a generous gift


Motorcyclists to Honor Friend by Donating Toys to St. Luke’s Pediatric Patients

November 3rd, 2017

Bethlehem, PA – On November 4, hundreds of motorcyclists will ride through the Lehigh Valley to honor the memory of their beloved friend by donating toys to the pediatric patients of St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN). Riders taking part in the 7th annual Tucker’s Toy Run will leave the Tri-Boro Sportsmen Club in Northampton at noon with a police


St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center Community Open House September 9

September 1st, 2017

We’re here to help support new moms and families. St. Luke’s is hosting a Community Open House for the new Baby & Me Support Center. Please join us for the opportunity to speak with representatives from OB/GYN, lactation support, behavioral health, prenatal education, Pediatrics, Baby & Me yoga instructors, tour the facility and much more! When


Highlights of 2017 National Conference on Premature Babies

July 14th, 2017

The Vermont Oxford Network (VON) Micropreemie Collaborative annual meeting was recently hosted by St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem. VON’s Micropreemie Collaborative is composed of ten hospitals throughout the United States whose collective focus is care for micropreemies, or babies born at less than 28 weeks and/or fewer than 1500 grams. Over 80 practitioners, representatives


Walk at Zoo to Raise Funds for St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center

July 12th, 2017

The Lehigh Valley Zoo and St. Luke’s University Health Network will hold a fundraiser walk to support the new St. Luke’s Baby & Me Support Center, opening later this summer. Participants in the 1.5 mile walk on Saturday, July 22, will have free access to the zoo, a t-shirt (first 250 registrants) and an opportunity to meet


St. Luke’s Hosts 3-day “Micropreemie” Collaborative Conference

May 15th, 2017

Bethlehem, PA (5/9/2017) – Lehigh Valley area residents are very fortunate to have access to Level I emergency services through St. Luke’s University Health Network, responding to hundreds of life-threatening situations each year. But did you know that there is a Level III life-saving facility right here in the Lehigh Valley dedicated to the critical care of


Kids in Winter

February 10th, 2017

Children in the wintertime can present a challenge. You want to keep them active, but perhaps you’re not all that enthused yourself at being in the great outdoors when the wind chill is registering -10 degrees. You want to keep them safe, but you know the thrill of sledding down a hill, too. And you


WFMZ: Dr. Leo Heitlinger Speaks About Food Allergies

January 16th, 2017

Allentown, PA – Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the United States. So, are you doing what it takes to keep guests with food allergies safe in your home? Dr. Leo Heitlinger, from St


Oz-Themed Geocaching Event at St. Luke’s Celebrates Courage

November 9th, 2016

Bethlehem, PA (11/7/2016) – St. Luke’s University Health Network, Wildlands Conservancy and Zoellner Arts Center went looking for courage recently and found it in the hearts and laughter of children. Wildlands and Zoellner invited families to St. Luke’s Anderson Campus on Nov. 6 to geocache — to go on an Oz-themed scavenger hunt using