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Newborn care and feeding



Bottle feeding
How to bottle feed a baby, including formula preparation.

Breast feeding
Covers positioning the baby properly for breast feeding, relieving breast engorgement and sore nipples, how frequently to nurse, breast pumps and storing breast milk.

Comforting a crying baby
Discusses why it is important to comfort a crying baby and "nine famous techniques" for doing it.

Jaundice in newborns
Explains normal jaundice in newborns and how it is treated.

Recognizing illness in your baby
Provides guidelines for differentiating between life-threatening problems, problems which warrant an immediate call to the doctor, and those that can wait for regular office hours.

Immunizations and your baby's health
Discusses why childhood immunizations are important, which ones are required by law and provides an immunization schedule.

Ten common questions parents ask about newborns
Covers sleeping through the night, how to tell if the baby is eating enough, hiccups, noises babies make while sleeping, sneezing, pimples and blotchy skin, crying, umbilical cord healing, normal bowel movements and taking the baby outside.