New Mom & Beyond

Is Diet Soda Causing Higher BMI for Babies?

A recent study explores the relationship between artificial sweeteners and the body mass index of infants.

A Teething Survival Guide

The appearance of your baby’s first precious pearly whites can be hard on both of you, but you can do quite a few things to make teething easier.

Defeating Diaper Rash

This common skin irritation can be upsetting for babies and parents.

Organic Baby Food: Buy or Make?

When you begin introducing solids to your infant, you have a lot of decisions to make. If you’re uncomfortable feeding your baby traditional jarred foods from the grocery store, will you opt for organic baby foods or consider making your own?

Moms-to-Be: Take Care of Your Skin

As summer approaches, women who are pregnant may become especially uncomfortable, experiencing itching and heat rash. Read on to learn a few tricks to soothe your skin.

Parents, Lend an Ear

Ear infections are common in children. Learn how to spot an infection in your little one and ways to help prevent them.

5 Reasons to Vaccinate

Every year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices releases a set of vaccination recommendations. When administered on schedule, these recommended vaccines protect children from harmful, preventable diseases, making them an important part of ensuring the health and safety of your child.

When Lullabies Aren’t Enough

The struggle to coax an infant to sleep can cause parents to trade singing lullabies for the blues. For baby’s health—and your sanity—consider the insights behind these out-of-the-box bedtime tricks.

The PURPLE Crying Period

Crying for hours on end may simply be a sign that your baby is developing normally.

Bonding With Your Baby

Ideally, the moment a child enters the world, her parents will feel a flush of warm feelings—a bond that will help them all make it through those challenging first few weeks of parenthood.

McKenzie-Willamette Birthing Center offers a variety of services for expecting parents and postpartum support. Call (541) 741-4649 for more information or visit McKWeb.com.

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