Pregnant women, or people with heart disease or cancer in their family are some examples of people who could benefit from genetic testing. Answering questions about future ailments or discovering unknown genes are sometimes the outcomes.
Included in the support network for expecting mothers, is the use of social media to help spread the word of new programs like the Milk Depot. Mothers with extra breast milk can now donate at our hospital – part of a national network that gives a life-saving gift for premature babies.
SMH Baby, a smart phone app, was created to help expecting parents throughout a pregnancy. Hear from a Ashley, a mom-to-be, on how easy it is to use & how helpful it is.
Besides the wide array of family-centered Child Birth Education Classes, Sarasota Memorial has also launched SMH Baby; a smart device app that can guide new parents through the pregnancy.