2011-12-07 / Community
Warm cuddly friends add cool comfort for ailing children
Teddy bear technology keeps up with hospital’s therapeutic needs
BRUNSWICK The Teddy Bear Club at Mid Coast Hospital, a project of the Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary, provides about 200 stuffed animals a month to children who come to the hospital for both outpatient and inpatient services. These different surroundings can be a bit startling to a 2-year old, but the gift of a stuffed animal along the way can put him on the right track.