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Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. It contains just the right amount of nutrients. It is also gentle on your baby’s developing stomach, intestines, and other body systems.

Getting Started


If you decide not to breastfeed, or are unable to breastfeed, commercial iron-fortified formulas can give your baby the nutrition he or she needs.

Helpful Hints

Infant Feeding Guide - First Year

Starting good eating habits at the proper time will help set healthy eating patterns for life.

The Recommended Guide

Basics About Newborn Baby's Body

For the past 9 months, you’ve been getting ready for your baby’s arrival. But now that you’re bringing home your bundle of joy, you may feel a little anxious.

Best-Prepared Parents May Even Be Surprised

How to Comfort a Crying Baby

Your nerves are frayed, your sleep is ruined, and you’re losing confidence as a new parent. Now what?

This Includes Swaddling

Newborn Sleep Patterns

It is often hard for new parents to know how long and how often a newborn should sleep.

No Set Schedule At First

Newborn Senses

Babies are born with all 5 senses—sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Some of the senses are not fully developed.

The Five Senses Explained

Safer Sleep for Baby

Exactly what do worried parents need to do to keep baby safer while the infant is asleep?

What The American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends


An essential part of every baby’s care is diapering. A child is usually toilet-trained around 3 years old.

How to Diaper Your Baby

Finding the Best Daycare

Daycare for your children may be a fact of life if both you and your partner work. It’s important to find day care that fits your child’s and your family’s needs.

Know Your Options

How to Bathe Your Baby

You’ve learned how to hold your beautiful baby, you’ve learned how to feed him or her, and now you’re facing a new challenge: Baby needs a bath.

Confidently Give a Bath

Tummy Time

Nearly 15 years ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) first recommended that parents put their babies to sleep on their back.

An Unexpected Result

Postpartum Depression Assessment

Many women have the "baby blues" just after birth that usually go away in a week or two. For some women, feelings of sadness are much more intense.

Assess Your Risk

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too

Men can also suffer from postpartum depression after their baby is born. Research has shown that up to 1 in 10 men struggles with the condition.

Symptoms May Be Similar

Birth Control Options

Women today have more birth control options than ever before. The condom, the pill, the patch—to name just a few.

Listen to the Podcast

Breastfeeding When Returning to Work

Many mothers maintain better milk production by breastfeeding before getting ready for work, and then again just before leaving the baby with the care provider.

A New Routine

Magnet Award-Winning Nurses

Providing highly skilled, relationship-based nursing services throughout all areas of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and associated patient care units. These highly-educated and specialty-certified healthcare professionals care for patients in the inpatient antepartum unit, mother-baby post-partum rooms, newborn nurseries, neonatal intensive care nursery, maternal-fetal medicine perinatal diagnostic unit, and in labor and delivery.

Our Magnet Accreditation

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