Newborns

Babies have special needs in the first days and months of life. We would be honored to provide a medical home for your newborn and support you in caring for your child. If you would like to learn more about selecting a Children’s Medical Center pediatrician for your new baby, click here.

The following articles cover topics that are of special concern to parents of newborns. They are written by trusted pediatric physicians and are consistent with the information and advice you’ll receive at our clinic.

Newborns

Adoption: Guidelines for Parents

Back to Sleep, Tummy to Play

Born Early (Preterm): At the Hospital

Born Early (Preterm): Health Concerns

Brief Resolved Unexplained Event: What Parents and Caregivers Need to Know

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis

Choking Prevention and First Aid for Infants and Children

Choosing a Pediatrician

Circumcision: Information for Parents

Colic

Common Childhood Infections

Croup

Crying and Your Baby: How to Calm a Fussy or Colicky Baby

Diaper Rash and Your baby

Feeding Your Baby

How Do Infants Learn?

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Baby

Infant Furniture: Cribs

Jaundice and Your Newborn

Jaundiced Newborn

Managing Chronic Health Needs in Child Care and Schools—Preterm Newborns (Preemies): An Overview

Newborn Appearance Questions

Newborn Characteristics

Newborn Hearing Screening and Your Baby

Newborn Illness - How to Recognize

Newborn Rashes and Birthmarks

Newborn Reflexes and Behavior

Parenting Your Infant

Safe Sleep and Your Baby: How Parents Can Reduce the Risk of SIDS and Suffocation

Secondhand Smoke

Sleeping

Starting Solid Foods

Teething

Welcome to the World of Parenting!

Yeast Diaper Rash (Candidiasis)

Your Baby's Head Shape: Information for Parents on Positional Skull Deformities

Your Preemie's Growth: Developmental Milestones