World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7. It’s a week that focuses on empowering parents to reach breastfeeding goals. Amber Franklin is a mother of 3 kids, with her youngest having been born in July. With her first child, she says she only breastfed for a few...
NICU reunion

NICU reunion

Comanche County Memorial Hospital’s NICU has been established for 5 years. During that time, they’ve cared for over 1000 babies, and several families came back to the NICU to have a reunion with the hospital staff. Close to 100 people attended this year’s NICU...
MedWatch- Breast milk is best for babies

MedWatch- Breast milk is best for babies

MedWatch- Breast milk is best for babies from Medwatch 7 KSWO on Vimeo. LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Oklahoma has one of the highest rates of preterm births in the nation, with one in seven babies born prematurely each year. Breast milk greatly improves the health and growth of...
Birth defects

Birth defects

Birth defects from Medwatch 7 KSWO on Vimeo. Birth defects affect around one in every 35 babies each year and are responsible for one in five infant deaths. While many birth defects are genetic and not preventable, there are steps that women can take to help protect...