August 26, 2016
By Angel Park and Florencia Catanzaro, Child Life Specialists
The Adolescent Prenatal Program empowers young mothers and their supports to participate in a healthy pregnancy. Within an encouraging environment, young parents-to-be receive comprehensive care from the medical and child life team. The medical team focuses on providing resources and support related to breast feeding, psycho-social care and any concerns related to pregnancy. In addition, once the doctor provides medical clearance, the mothers-to-be begin engaging in child birth activities including comfort positions, relaxation techniques, use of music and the voice, comfort measures, stages of labor and early baby care.
The prenatal group is co-facilitated by a child life specialist and a music therapist. Florencia Catanzaro has recently been certified as a childbirth educator through Birth Arts International. In addition, she has a degree in physical education and is a certified fitness instructor. Angel Park has a degree…
June 13, 2016
Thank you to all of our supporters who helped us raise over $7,000 through our Zumbathon event on June 9th! Thank you to Z Club NYC for partnering with us to make it possible, and such a success. To those of you who came out and did zumba, we enjoyed having such fun with you! And to those of you who couldn’t come to the event, but donated and showed your support, we thank you as well.
Thanks to you all for helping us continue to provide the More Than Medicine that our kids need in order to Thrive!
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