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Assessments for Newborn Babies

Each newborn baby is carefully checked at birth for signs of problems or complications.

Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

A-T is a rare childhood disease that affects the nervous system and other body systems.

Babies Need “Tummy Time”

Putting babies to sleep on their backs has dramatically reduced the incidence of SIDS. One unexpected side effect: Many infants now have a flattened head.

Baby’s Care After a Cesarean Delivery

Because babies born by cesarean may have difficulty clearing some of the lung fluid and mucus, extra suctioning of the nose, mouth, and throat are often needed.

Bathing and Skin Care for the Newborn

Bath time is a great time to bond with your newborn while keeping his or her skin healthy and cuddly soft. Get the facts—and proper supplies—to make these moments safe and enjoyable for both you and baby.

Behavior Changes

Your baby’s activity level, appetite, and cries normally vary from day to day, and even hour to hour. But a distinct change in any of these areas may signal illness.