All About Baby

How to Know When Your Baby is Hungry (Before the Crying Starts)

The following weeks after giving birth you may be concerned about whether or not your baby is being sufficiently fed. Even though babies can’t say what it is they need, they rely on and use different sounds and movements to signal when they need to be fed long before crying begins.

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Baby’s First Doctor Visit

Newborn babies should have their first doctor's appointment with their pediatrician within one to two days of coming home from the hospital, or within 24 hours of being born via home birth. Here's what you can expect at that first appointment.

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Best First Foods for Baby

Note to mamas reading this: the topic of when and what first foods you should feed your baby can be somewhat controversial. Before feeding your baby solids, be sure to do your own research and speak with your pediatrician. Remember to trust your instincts and do what you feel is best for your little one!

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Best Sleeping Positions for Baby

A sleeping baby means a sleeping mom. Getting your baby to sleep soundly can raise some questions for mom and dad, but there are safe positions and routines that are recommended by moms and doctors to keep baby safe and sound.

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Breastfeeding and Jaundice

After mom and baby make a safe venture home from the hospital, appointments with pediatricians are scheduled to ensure baby’s health is progressing properly. Doctors look for signs and symptoms of many complications that can happen in newborns. Jaundice is one of the more common diseases pediatricians look for in infants. Jaundice is normal and should not be a concern from mom unless otherwise stated by your baby’s physician.

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