• Tips on Surviving the First Six Months with Your Newborn – Boys Town Pediatrics
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    Tips on Surviving the First Six Months with Your Newborn – Boys Town Pediatrics

    It’s normal to be overwhelmed when you bring home a newborn from the hospital. The important thing to know is, even though you feel overwhelmed and so nervous about this new life depending on you, you have tons of resources. Just take all the tips the doctors, nurses, family members and friends want to give you, and pick and choose which ones you like. Early on you’re just going on your baby’s demands. They sleep when they want and they feed when they want. Even as early as couple of weeks you can start settling into routines and getting your baby into a little bit of a schedule. The best…

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    Caring for Your Newborn – Boys Town Pediatrics

    Congratulations on the birth of your baby! Hi, I’m Dr. Heather Zimmerman—pediatrician at Boys Town Pediatrics. After a few days home with your newborn, you may have many questions you never thought of before leaving the hospital. The Caring for Your Newborn video addresses common questions on newborn feeding and sleeping, physical and emotional development and when to contact your pediatrician. Over the next few weeks your baby will be developing right before your eyes. Enjoy these precious moments. We are so excited to be with you on this journey. Your baby is growing! Which also means your baby is hungry. Most breast fed newborns will feed for about 10…