Page 5 - Chehalis Tribal Newsletter - September 2016
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Learn how to decipher
why your baby is crying

The Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center encourages all diabetic Because they can’t talk, In the early
patients to visit the clinic for labs, exams and useful information. babies must cry to get their months
needs met. The average of your
Diabetes wellness clinics 6-week-old infant cries for infant’s
about two hours per day. life, it can
The Special Diabetes SIGN UP Babies cry less often as they be difficult
Program for Indians has been get older. to know
offering diabetes wellness clinics To schedule an appointment, exactly
on a monthly basis. SDPI will call Pat Odiorne at 360-709- They are hard to what’s
focus solely on the care of the 1884 or the clinic front desk at understand at first, but it gets causing
diabetic patient from 8 a.m.- 360-273-5504. easier! your baby
4 p.m. Sept. 21 and Oct. 19 at the to cry.
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center. These are all things that Be a detective to figure out
should be done on an annual what your baby wants to tell LEARN MORE
We will have healthy snacks, basis to keep you healthy! Self- you.
diabetes information and a care is very important. For additional baby behavior
diabetes meter exchange if you Here are some ideas: information, contact Women,
need a new one. If you are diabetic and have Babies will do many things Infants and Children with
not been seen for your regular to tell you they are hungry. the South Puget Intertribal
Patients will: diabetes care, we want to see Sometimes they cry, but not Planning Agency at 360-462-
n Have labs done and get you. always. 3224.
vitals taken. If babies are crying but want something to be different
n See their health care All diabetic patients who not doing other things and are:
provider and the registered schedule an appointment and that mean they are hungry, n Too hot or cold
dietician. complete all screenings during look for something else to n Lonely or tired
n Renew dilated diabetes their visit will receive a special make the baby feel more n Upset by noise, too many
eye exams, foot exams, dental gift. comfortable. people or bright lights
exams, immunizations and When babies are hungry, n Uncomfortable with a
medications. they: wet or dirty diaper or clothes
n Bring their hands to their that fit too tightly
face n Tired of being in the car
n Suck on things seat
n Flex their arms and legs n Needing a break from
n Root activity
n Make sucking motions
and noises
n Make tight fists over their
n Are awake and alert
Babies cry for many reasons
other than hunger. They might

in brief USDA Food Program Center from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. exams for Oct. 27 at the Chehalis
Tribal Wellness Center. Clinic
Health fair To sign up for the USDA Food Podiatrist visits providers will handle Women Health
Distribution Program, call the South Exams only from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The Chehalis Tribal Health Fair Puget Intertribal Planning Agency Podiatrist Deborah Behre will Assured Imaging also will perform
runs from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 20 Food Distribution Warehouse at be at the Chehalis Tribal Wellness mammograms from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
at the Chehalis Tribal Community 360-438-4216 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Center from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Center gym. Monday through Friday. Oct. 11, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. To schedule your exam and/or
mammogram, call the Chehalis Tribal
Everyone is welcome to attend! Our staff will be happy to assist To make an appointment, please Wellness Center at 360-273-5504 or
The event will feature vendors you in applying for the program. call 360-273-5504 and ask to speak call Community Wellness Manager
from tribal and state programs, to Outreach Specialist Gloria Jones, Christina Hicks at 360-709-1741.
lunch at noon and a lot of helpful Chehalis Tribal community Diabetes Educator Pat Odiorne or
information. members can pick up an application Diabetes Nurse Sandra Dickenson. Disclaimer
from Deb Shortman at the Chehalis
For more information, contact Tribal Wellness Center. Womens’ wellness Information displayed on flyers,
Chehalis Tribal Wellness Center in email or on our website calendar
Community Wellness Manager Distribution dates are Sept. 22, Women can schedule their annual is subject to change without notice.
Christina Hicks at 360-709-1741 Oct. 20, Nov. 22 and Dec. 20. Pickup
or email chicks@chehalistribe. is at the Chehalis Tribal Community
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