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Category Archives: Birthing

Backus to host Doctor Dad series

(Norwich, Conn.) – Backus Hospital will host the Doctor Dad workshop on Tuesdays March 4, 11, 18 and 25, from...

Backus welcomes first baby of 2014!

Congratulations to Kayla Smith and Brendan Gervais of Moosup who welcomed their first baby and the first baby born at...

Birthing Center busy with baby boom

The Backus Birthing Center had perhaps its busiest stretch in its long history, with 17 babies filling the unit by...

Blizzard baby born in Backus ambulance bay

Having  a baby is one of life’s most memorable moments. Having one at the height of a blizzard only adds...

Morning Sickness: A royal pain, but healthy sign

Kate Middleton’s bout with morning sickness highlighted how it can be a royal pain. But this condition is not limited...

Backus, UCFS offer women’s health program

NORWICH – United Community and Family Services (UCFS) and The William W. Backus Hospital will present a free health program on family planning on May 15 at 6 p.m. at the Community Room at the Edward and Mary Lord Family Health Center at UCFS, 47 Town Street in Norwich.