On August 8, 2021, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie will be joined by Katy Doroshow, DO, and Susanne Bechhold, MSN, RN for a discussion on breastfeeding. Human milk is a living biologic substance that contains key nutrients, living growth factors, and bioactive substances (like antibodies) that help with a baby’s immunity. Tune in to hear about the benefits of breastfeeding for babies and their parents.
Jeremy was engaged to be married when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He recovered from surgery but continues to struggle with balance, leaving him confined to a wheelchair. His wife Chelsie sought the talents of a fellow school teacher Matt Zigler, who worked with students to create “WheeStroll” – an adaptive vehicle that combines a stroller and wheelchair giving Jeremy the independence that allows him to take his five-month-old son for a walk.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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