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IWK Health Centre named one of Top 25 Employers of Atlantic Canada

Halifax, NS – The IWK Health Centre is proud to have been recognized as one of the Top 25 Employers of Atlantic Canada for 2015. This designation recognizes employers in Atlantic Canada that offer exceptional places to work. 

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Psychology for You - Disability and the Family: Supporting Siblings of Children with Special Needs

What: Siblings of children with a chronic illness or disability are often asked to balance their own life, needs, and desires with the demands imposed on the family by the diagnosis. For some, this means the perception of coming in second to medical appointments or other therapeutic regiments and interventions at home, school or in the community. For others, it might include worries about the future and feelings of anger and guilt. Continue Reading

IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

HALIFAX, NS – Anticipation and excitement are experienced by parents when they find out they are expecting a new baby.  For most families, this means looking forward to the delivery of their baby around their given due date and soon thereafter settling into a routine at home with their healthy baby.  But this isn’t always the experience, and for those parents whose child is born too early, the road home can be a long one. 

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