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The role of the Registered Nurse or Newborn Care Provider is to feed, soothe, bathe, change & provide all other gentle care to baby through the night.

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Top Newborn and Postpartum Care Websites

Evidence-based websites can be hard to find, especially for expecting and new parents inundated with opinions and advice on “What’s Best for Your Baby.”  Add in our current public health situation where coronavirus news is constantly evolving, and parents can access thousands of websites with conflicting information.  Below are our Nurses Top Newborn and Postpartum […]

Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads

With the amount of national and statewide programs online, searching for support after baby arrives can be overwhelming. Below we’ve compiled a list of Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads. Virtual as well as in-person mental health and social support resources are included. Chicago Area Resources for New Moms and Dads Postpartum Mental […]

The NoClock Nursing Method

Brand new nursing moms get a LOT of advice and with so much talk of how long and how much a newborn should be breastfeeding, the No Clock Method might sound a little crazy! But as Heidi Streufert, RN and former La Leche League Leader explains, “My best advice to postpartum parents is to throw […]

CPSC Ban on Inclined Sleepers

Updated June 7, 2021 – Beginning in mid 2022, any product intended or marketed for infant sleep must meet a federal safety standard—a requirement that does not exist today.  This is a result of years of ongoing recalls, complaints and government intervention. The CPSC Ban on Inclined Sleepers affects rockers, pillows, nappers and other sleeping […]

How to Swaddle Like a Pro

Swaddling is an excellent way to soothe your baby and the ideal way to help baby stay asleep at night.   We sometimes hear from parents that their newborn does not like to be swaddled, but often we find that baby is just not swaddled snugly enough.  Swaddling allows babies to feel the comfort of […]