Your life is an amazing journey, and our purpose is to guide you to health, heal you from sickness or injury, support your recovery and celebrate health in all forms. Here you'll find healthy resources, tips and inspiring stories so you can continue to be amazing.
The start of a new year brings the start of a new diet for many Arkansans – and there are countless options to choose from. Here are a few of the fad diets you’ll hear most about in 2018 – and the way you should eat for your most nutritious year yet.
The future of joint replacement surgery is available exclusively at Baptist Health, and it can make your hip or knee pain history. Allow us to introduce you to the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System. The system offers procedures for total hip replacement, partial knee replacement and total knee replacement, but it is not your average surgery...
You’re probably feeling excited and ready to take on motherhood after nine months of waiting. As a new mother, it’s likely that much of your time and attention will be on your new baby, which is why it is so important for you to take care of yourself in order to rebuild your strength.
A baby who breastfeeds well cues (shows readiness) for feedings, is in a good feeding position, latches-on (attaches) deeply at the breast, and moves milk forward from the breast and into his or her mouth. It is also comfortable for the mother.
A baby has to wake up and let his or her mother know that he or she wants to eat. This is called showing feeding cues. A baby should show he or she is hungry 8 to 12 times in a 24-hour period. Watch your baby and begin breastfeeding when you see your baby:
We love that Arkansas is sunny and bright; but we know that sometimes, bright sunshine means temperatures soaring above one hundred. While we definitely encourage outdoor exercise here at Baptist Health, we want everyone to be aware and educated about safe habits when you’re outside in the heat.
Here’s why we care: exercising in heat puts extra stress on your body and increases your core temperature. If you do not take the appropriate precautions, consistently exercising in heat can cause serious illnesses like heat exhaustion, heat cramps, exercise-associated collapses, or heat stroke.
Here is what you can do to be prepared: