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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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ABC’s of Safe Sleep

Since the Back to Sleep campaign began in 1994, it has become widely known that babies sleeping on their backs instead of their bellies helps reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). ABC’s of Safe Sleep is an easy way to remember how to help newborns and infants sleep safely. An example of what a […]

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, both virtual and in-person:  Postpartum Mental Health Support:  Perinatal Mood Disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy, with 1 in 7 mothers […]

PPD vs. Baby Blues – Know the Difference

During the first few weeks after birth, new mothers often experience conflicting feelings of joy and unexpected disappointment, so it’s crucial that new parents and partners understand what’s normal and when it is time to call a doctor. In this article, PPD vs. Baby Blues- Know the Difference, experts explain how Postpartum Depression and Baby […]

Postpartum Support in Maryland, DC and Virginia

Facebook groups, meetup, places of worship and neighborhood message boards can help new parents find support but for moms and dads who may want more formal or specialized support, local resources for DC, Maryland and Virginia are here: Postpartum Mental Health Support: Perinatal Mood Disorders are the most common complication of pregnancy, with 1 in 7 […]