Postpartum and Newborn Care

4 Things to Expect at Your Postpartum Checkup

So, you’ve just given birth, and your physician has probably scheduled a postpartum checkup for you. These checkups usually happen 4-6 weeks after delivery, and are meant to be about you. Your physician will want to check on your recovery from the delivery process, physically, mentally and emotionally.

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How Often Should You Visit Your Pediatrician?

At Baptist Health, we want you to know that your pediatrician is your partner in the well-being and healthcare of your baby. Since you know your child best, pediatricians rely on your observations and questions to understand when your baby needs help and how they are developing.

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10 Ways Your Body Changes After Pregnancy

Bringing home a new baby comes with lots of changes. You have a new routine, new priorities and you’ll find your body is a little different as well. Read on for 10 of the changes you may experience after pregnancy.

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Your Baby and Breastfeeding

A baby who breastfeeds well cues (shows readiness) for feedings, is in a good feeding position, latches-on (attaches) deeply at the breast, and moves milk forward from the breast and into his or her mouth. It is also comfortable for the mother. 

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