Elmer Hospital named babyfriendly

ELMER South Jersey Healthcare Elmer Hospital has been awarded international recognition as a babyfriendly birth facility

The hospitals MaternityCare team is the first in New Jersey to earn the designation from BabyFriendly USA The accrediting body implements the United Nations Childrens Fund and World Health Organization BabyFriendly Hospital Initiative to encourage and recognize hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding

The BabyFriendly award is a demonstration of South Jersey Healthcares commitment to adopting new procedures that lead to improved health outcomes for infants and mothers in our community said Robin Taylor nurse manager of SJH Elmer MaternityCare We are extremely proud of our team of physicians midwives and nurses for the great work they do and the positive impact they have on the health of our regions families

SJH demonstrated successful integration of BabyFriendlys Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding into the nutritional education and support of mothers and newborns

Congratulation to South Jersey Healthcare Elmer Hospital on becoming New Jerseys first BabyFriendly designated hospital state Health and Senior Services Commissioner Mary E ODowd said There are many health benefits associated with exclusive breastfeeding for both mother and child Hospitals play a critical role in increasing the initiation and duration of exclusive breastfeeding and I am proud that Elmer Hospital is focused on giving our states infants a healthy start in life

Attorney database posted online
TRENTON A searchable index of more than 80000 attorneys licensed to practice in New Jersey is now available on the state Judiciary website njcourtscom

The online attorney index is an important resource Judge Glenn A Grant acting administrative director of the courts said Consumers can be assured that the attorney they have hired is licensed and eligible to practice in New Jersey They also can find out where the attorneys office is located and how long the attorney has been in practice

Private attorneys government attorneys judges and inhouse counsel are included

To find the index go to njcourtscom and click on the Legal tab at the top of the page Users may search using the last name and first initial of an attorney

Date : 19 Apr, 2012
Reference : http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20120418/NEWS01/304180029

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