New Mom & Beyond

Stuff(y) to Worry About?

While parents of newborns may have a lot to worry about, a stuffy nose is probably not one of the serious concerns.

Does My Baby Need Water?

We’ve all heard that we should drink more water to stay healthy, but the same isn’t true for infants.

Shedding Light on Preventing Infant Brain Damage

Jaundice is a common problem for infants, but the risk of brain damage that it brings is easy to avoid.

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.

A Quick Primer for Breastfeeding Moms on the Go

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends moms breastfeed for at least the first six months of your baby’s life. If you travel frequently, there’s no need to toss that recommendation. Here are the tips you need to breastfeed on the go.

Let’s Hear It for Vaccines!

From the first days of your child’s life, immunizations are there to protect against diseases that used to claim the lives of thousands of children each year.

Putting a Lid on Cradle Cap

Does the sudden appearance of unsightly flakes on your beautiful baby’s scalp have you scratching your head?

Defeating Diaper Rash

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

Be a Little Selfish Before and After Baby Arrives

The weeks and months before and after the birth of your baby are demanding times. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it.

Soft Enough to Kiss: Care for Your Baby

Experts agree: You don’t need to take many steps or use a lot of expensive products to keep your infant’s skin clean and healthy. In fact, less may be more.

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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