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Topic Index - Newborn

Topic Index - Newborn

Normal Newborn Home

Preparing for Your New Baby

Choosing a Pediatrician

Getting Ready at Home

Preparing the Family

Baby's Care After Birth

Baby's Care in the Delivery Room

Baby's Care After a Vaginal Delivery

Baby's Care After a Cesarean Delivery

When a Baby Has Difficulty After Birth

Newborn Care

Common Procedures

Eye Prophylaxis/Vitamin K Injection

Newborn Screening Tests

Childhood Immunizations

Hearing Screening Tests for Newborns

Newborn Health Assessment


Physical Examination

Gestational Assessment

Newborn Warning Signs

Newborn Appearance

Normal Newborn Behaviors and Activities

Newborn - Reflexes

Newborn - Sleep Patterns

Newborn - Senses

Newborn - Crying

Bathing and Skin Care

Umbilical Cord Care

Diapers/Diaper Rash


Breastfeeding Your Baby

Breast Milk Is the Best Milk

Getting Started

How Milk Is Made

Effective Breastfeeding

Effective Sucking

Breastfeeding Difficulties - Mother

Sore Nipples

Insufficient or Delayed Milk Production

Low Milk Production

Flat or Inverted Nipples

Plugged Milk Ducts


Breastfeeding Difficulties - Baby

Ineffective Latch-On or Sucking

Slow or Poor Infant Weight Gain

Mismanaged Breastfeeding

Over-Active Let-Down

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Maternity Leave

Your Workplace


Introducing a Bottle

Breast Milk Expression

Helpful Equipment

Getting Ready

At Work

Breast Milk Collection and Storage

Using a Breast Pump

Storing Your Breast Milk

Thawing Breast Milk

Taking Care of Your Breast Pump and Collection Kit

Maternal Nutrition and Breastfeeding


Infant Feeding Guide

Newborn Complications

Birth Defects

Birth Injury



Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn


When to Call Your Physician

Fever in a Newborn

Measuring a Baby's Temperature

Behavior Changes

Skin Color Changes

Breathing Problems

Gastrointestinal Problems

The New Mother - Taking Care of Yourself After Birth

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Topic Index - Normal Newborn
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