Well, first thing’s first – we want to say our congrats to you for becoming a parent! Parenthood is one of the most precious things in life and one of the most satisfying experiences of them all. So the importance of you choosing our pediatric clinic for taking care of your child’s health makes us so proud and motivated!
Basically, what you need to know about the newborn care process, starts at a time when the physician is discharging your baby from the hospital, he/she will tell you when to bring your baby into the office. Most usually it will be in a 24-hour timeframe.
Such first routine things as weighing and measuring your baby, on par with some basic examination of the health and wellbeing will be all performed at that time. Come prepared with any questions that you might wanna aska us and also be sure to bring the discharge paperwork that was given to you by the hospital.
After your first newborn well visits, the provider will ask you to return at the following ages to monitor the growth and development of your child:
- 24 hours
- 2 weeks
- 1 month
- 2 months
- 4 months
- 6 months
- 9 months
- 12 months