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These Mothers Hope Danbury Hospital will Keep This Program

Local Mothers Seek Danbury Hospital's Ear

 

A Letter from Mothers to Danbury Hospital:

We wanted to send these photos of our "Babies First Birthday Bash" that was held at a friends house. 

All of these babies were born at Danbury Hospital and we all met through the Mother Baby Talk Group that is run by the Center for Breastfeeding at Danbury Hospital. Lately there has been talk of cutting some budget at the hospital and one of the first things they are looking at is this Mother Baby Talk Group because of the cost to rent the venue out every week. 

This group of 18 moms (and babies) want the hospital and community to realize that without that group, we would never have met and had this amazing party for our precious little joys. We are all residents of the greater Danbury area. 

Thanks, 

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Baby

D.O.B.

Mommy

Town

1

Lily

6/30/11

Allison Ferrier

Bethel

2

Jillian

7/25/11

Faith Hsu

Redding

3

Coralyn

8/3/11

Kristel Frimpter

Danbury

4

Avery

8/16/11

Shannon Bowen

Danbury

5

Kyler

8/24/11

Darcy Cook

Newtown

6

Priya

8/25/11

Tricia Robinson

Danbury

7

Spencer

8/30/11

Holly Arrindell

Ridgefield

8

Ezekiel

9/1/11

Emily Fogg

Ridgefield

Kenny

9/1/11

Heather Fischer

Redding

10

Makayla

9/19/11

Mariana Wanat

Redding

11

Logan

9/26/11

Brissen Violette

Ridgefield

12

Colten

10/2/11

Jennifer Levesque

Brewster

13 

Madeline

10/3/11

Jennifer Zupan

Newtown

14

Keeley

10/7/11

Meagan Ferriter

Bethel

15

Judah

11/22/11

Erica Rome

New Fairfield

16

Myla

11/25/11

Tricia Krasovetz

Danbury

17

AJ

12/2/11

Dawn Moran

Naugatuck

18

Harper

12/21/11

Sarah Lamm

Danbury

Lois Imbriano Barber September 03, 2012 at 01:56 PM
I work for an outstanding Ob/Gyn practice in Danbury. Perhaps they, or another Ob/Practice with a nice, large waiting room, can keep their doors open 1 night a week for a Mom's group meeting. However, it wouldn't be appropriate to bring crawling or toddling children because the rugs have the public's outdoor shoes on them- you'd have to get dad's, friends & family to babysit that night. I ran a Mom & Me playgroup/support group after my first was born. I had all the beginning meetings, but then others wanted to host. One gal had only a tiny apartment, so she never took a turn & that was Ok with the rest of us. We wanted everyone to feel comfortable with no pressure to have a crowd over. Good luck to you ladies. You sound like you really like each other. Keep in touch with one another. You have 2 choices: Do for yourselves, and not depend on the hospital. Start a Facebook, let others know about you, put fliers up in the hospital about your group or pediatric Ob/Gyn offices in your neighborhoods. Or, like A.G.P. said, pay on a sliding scale and let the Hospital do the organizing.
Dawn Moran Nassra September 03, 2012 at 03:40 PM
I think it's safe to say that individuals will generally not agree 100% on how public or private funds should be spent...
Dawne Kornhaas September 04, 2012 at 10:32 PM
That is what LaLeache League is for.
Faith Hsu September 05, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Mother Baby Talk is starting, next week September 11 from 12:30-2:30. All mothers with infants from birth until crawling are invited to come to the First Congregational Church in Bethel. This wonderful group not only discusses breastfeeding, but also infant care, nutrition, sleep issues, and issues the mother might be having. It is also a great way to meet new mommies and babies!
Jim Zupan November 02, 2012 at 09:18 PM
+1

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