Babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) need extra care while they’re in the hospital – and so do their families. NAS occurs when babies are exposed to addictive substances before birth. Babies with NAS often have high-pitched cries, suffer from tremors and have difficulty eating as they go through withdrawal. ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital launches Families Thrive.
Even though schools are out for summer, Niswonger Children’s Hospital is helping local students stay on track with their reading development – with support from the community. The B.E.A.R. Buddies (Being Engaged to Achieve Reading) program is seeking volunteers. ... read more about B.E.A.R. Buddies in Carter County seeks volunteers.