VIDEO | NICU Changes Coming will Offer Family Integrated Care

March 21, 2019 Munson Medical Center is in the middle of the largest expansion in their history. The expansion is for the new Family Birth and Children’s Center, which will bring additional NICU services to all of northern Michigan. Rayden Eastman was born 13 weeks early and was on the mechanical...

VIDEO | Developmental Assessment Clinic for Infants

March 6, 2019 Addison is now a happy, healthy toddler, but she started life with developmental delays. She was born at 25 weeks and only weight two pounds. Her foster mother Erin Bellinger shares how the Developmental Assessment Clinic has helped Addison in many ways following her 77-day stay in the hospital...

VIDEO | Mother Overcoming Opioid Addiction

March 4, 2019 “I don’t want my kids to grow up and be addicted. I want that to end. I hope they never have to deal with what I have dealt with. If you genuinely want help, there is help out there.” Angelique Grooms, a mother who is in recovery from opioid addiction, shares her journey in...

NICU Reunion Reconnects Families, Honors Children

October 9, 2018 Northern-lower Michigan’s only neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) attends to unique needs of the littlest patients.  While devoted caregivers never forget the precious patients they care for, the NICU biennial reunion gives these families a chance to reconnect with their special care...

Lisa S. Allred, M.D., Joins Munson Medical Center

June 21, 2018 Lisa S. Allred, M.D., has joined the staff of Munson Medical Center as a fellowship-trained specialist in neonatology. Dr. Allred practices in Munson Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, 1105 Sixth St., Traverse City. Dr. Allred graduated from the University of Michigan Medical...