Monmouth Moms’ Family Healthcare Roundup with Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health | The Monmouth Moms


Special Announcement! The Monmouth Moms and Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health are excited to continue to grow our incredible partnership.

Through a new collaboration, we will be co-hosting Mom Meet-ups, both virtually and in-person. These gatherings aim to connect moms-to-moms, educate, and connect moms to local resources. 

This May 30th @ 7pm, please join our virtual presentation for ALL moms, entitled Motherhood: Mind & Body. Review the physical, emotional and mental impact created by motherhood, and address how this transformation can be supported. To save your place and register. 

Stay tuned for our Mom Meet-up coming this May!  


Meet-a-Doc: Meet Dr. Charita Y. Csiky

We asked Dr. Csiky!

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Medical Group is proud to feature Charita Y. Csiky, M.D., pediatrician at Eatontown. Dr. Csiky believes that building long-lasting relationships with families is essential. Treating and caring for children from birth till their young adulthood is a collaborative effort between parents and the pediatrician, requiring good communication, understanding and mutual trust.

Read more about Dr. Csiky!

Meet-a-Doc: Meet Dr. Ganguli

We asked Dr. Ganguli!

Hackensack Meridian K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital is proud to feature Suhas Ganguli, M.D., DCH, board-certified pediatric rheumatologist. He is an expert at diagnosing and managing a wide range of autoimmune, auto-inflammatory conditions including juvenile arthritis, systemic onset juvenile arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, dermatomyositis, periodic fever syndromes and COVID-19 related multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain syndrome, such as fibromyalgia. Dr. Ganguli is trained to perform procedures via Intra-articular injections of glucocorticoids for arthritis. Read more about Dr. Ganguli


Meet-a-Doc: Meet Dr. Arumugam!

We asked Dr. Arumugam!

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health is proud to feature Dena Arumugam, M.D., FACS, a board certified gastrointestinal surgeon who is an expert in minimally invasive laparoscopic, robotic, and bariatric surgery, including teenagers aged 14+.

Read more in our interview!





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April Celebrates Autism Acceptance Month!

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health has launched EmpowerU, a free program designed to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as their parents/caregivers. Through simple SMS text messages and interactive content, EmpowerU delivers the guidance you need, when you need it most.

EmpowerU is a free program providing personalized health information and

connections to valuable resources. This program is tailored to the unique needs of

caregivers of children with ASD aged 1-21 and children with ASD aged 12-17.

To enroll, visit here. 

To make a gift to the Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation Autism Fund:


Healthy Beginnings for High Risk Pregnancies

A new concierge program for moms-to-be

Now launched at K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, the only program of its kind in Monmouth County. This new concierge program is dedicated to enhancing the pregnancy journey for parents that may encounter a congenital anomaly, abnormality, or may be a high-risk pregnancy.  

This program exists to support a family’s pregnancy journey, with full access and a direct line to a licensed RN and educator to assist with:

  • Educational diagnosis explanations and discussions
  • Priority appointment support and preparation
  • Emotional counseling and referrals
  • Hospital tours and introductions

In a time that could be filled with stress, Healthy Beginnings creates a direct line of communication and assurance to families.

For any questions about Healthy Beginnings for High Risk Pregnancies, please call 848-231-0003.



Upcoming Parent/Guardian Webinars with Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health

Acting Out: From Toddler to Teen
April 30, 2024
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Motherhood – Mind & Body
In Partnership with Monmouth Moms
May 30, 2024

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.


Check out Classes & Events with Hackensack Meridian Health

  • Prepared Childbirth
  • Preparation for Breastfeeding
  • Lactation Guidance

and more!

Register for classes and events here!

K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital

1945 NJ-33
Neptune, NJ 07753

Sponsored by: Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health

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