Talking to Your Child’S Doctor

When you take your child to the doctor, it’s important that you feel like you can talk openly with the doctor. After all, your child’s health is at stake. Here are a few tips for talking to your child’s doctor. First, be prepared before you go to the appointment. Make a list of the things … Read more

Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (Ttn)

Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN) is a condition that causes a newborn baby to have a rapid breathing rate. This condition usually goes away on its own within two to three days, and most babies do not require any treatment. However, some babies may need oxygen therapy or other treatments if they have TTN. … Read more

When Your Baby’S in the Nicu

It’s hard enough being a new parent, but when your baby is in the NICU it can be even more difficult. You may feel like you’re not doing anything to help your baby and that you’re just waiting for them to get better. It’s important to remember that you are still a part of your … Read more

Your Child’S Checkup: 1 Month

Your baby is one month old! Congratulations on making it through the first four weeks, which are often the hardest. At this point, you’re probably getting into a bit of a routine and starting to feel more like yourself again. Even so, caring for a newborn can be exhausting and you deserve a pat on … Read more

Your Child’S Checkup: 2 Months

At your child’s 2-month checkup, the doctor will likely give your baby a complete physical exam. This will include checking your baby’s head, ears, eyes, nose, mouth, and genitals. The doctor will also feel your baby’s abdomen and legs. Your baby will be weighed and measured. The doctor may also talk to you about how … Read more