• Newborn First Check-Up

    Are you wondering what will happen at your newborn baby’s first pediatrician appointment? You’re not alone!  Many new parents will meet and interview pediatric healthcare providers while they’re pregnant so that they have someone lined up for when the baby is born. If you haven’t chosen one yet, then this article with some great tips can help! Once you have your child’s primary care practitioner lined up it’s time to learn what will happen at…

  • How To Get Your Baby Sleeping Through The Night

    How is the baby sleeping through the night? That must be one of the most common questions new parents hear. It’s a question that comes from well-intentioned friends, strangers, and even your child’s healthcare provider. It’s normal for newborn babies to wake at night. It’s not normal for newborn babies to sleep 10-12 solid hours through the night. However, there are things parents can do to help their healthy newborn babies sleep for longer periods…

  • Fever in Children and How to Treat it Naturally

    The majority of children will develop a fever at some point during their childhood. This post will discuss various causes of fever in children and types of fevers in children. Additional topics covered include, when a fever should cause concern, when to treat a fever, and natural ways to reduce a fever.  Definition of Fever in Kids A fever is any rise in normal body temperature. Normal body temperature is typically 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However, …

  • How To Manage Baby Drool

    Many parents report that their babies begin to drool around three months of age. At this time your baby may also begin to blow bubbles with their excess saliva. In this article, you’ll learn why your baby is drooling, when you need to see a healthcare provider because of the drool, tips for managing the drool plus any drool rash, and when to expect the drooling to stop.  Why Is My Baby Drooling? You may…