Tag: "newborn care"
6 RSV FAQs
Learn more about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and get answers to the six most commonly asked questions by parents, including when to contact your child's doctor.
How to Treat and Prevent Diaper Rash
Diaper rash isn’t fun for parents or babies. Fortunately, you can treat most cases of it at home and it often clears up quickly. About 1 in every 4 babies
Safe Sleep: How to Reduce The Risk of Sleep-Related Infant Deaths
Review infant safe sleep practices to help prevent Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) which includes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Reduce risk to keep your baby safe.
Needs More Awareness: Local Resources Available for Breastfeeding Moms
Breastfeeding does not come easily for all women. Review this post to learn about the resources available in Hamilton county to help moms initiate and continue breastfeeding.
Infant Jaundice: 5 Things Expecting Parents Should Know
About 50-60 percent of otherwise healthy newborns will have some degree of jaundice. One treatment is light therapy. Learn more about treatments and what to look for in your newborn.
Baby-Led Weaning: Pros, Cons, and Considering A Moderate Approach
There is no one "right way" to feed a baby! One of our occupational therapists who specializes in helping babies and kids of all ages overcome feeding issues, explains the pros and cons of baby-led weaning, and offers her recommendations for a moderate approach.
Questions to Help Assess the Quality and Safety of Childcare Centers
The process of searching for a high quality and safe childcare center can be stressful - especially for parents with lower incomes and/or those with children who have special needs. Read a list of questions to help assess them, including centers that have the capability to care for kids with special needs.
5 Must-Know Points About Infantile Torticollis
Torticollis, which causes a baby’s head to tilt and turn to one side only, can be corrected with early intervention. In fact, if physical therapy is started within one month of age, 98% of infants can achieve near normal range after 1.5 months. Learn the risk factors and early warning signs.
14 Reasons to Call Your Newborn’s Doctor
Bringing home a newborn is exciting, exhausting and a little overwhelming! Save this list of symptoms that necessitate a call to your baby's doctor.
Parents urged to use cribs instead of baby boxes for safe sleep
Baby boxes appear to be the latest trend to promote safe sleep in infants. It’s a cardboard box that serves as a place for a newborn to sleep that comes
Swaddling DOs and DON’Ts
If parents choose swaddling as a strategy for baby calming or sleeping, here are some DOs and DON'Ts to help prevent SIDS and hip dysplasia.
Lessons Learned: A Pediatrician’s Role
As a mother and a pediatrician, Dr. Warrick has a unique perspective. Today she shares what she thinks a pediatrician's role should be.