New Mom & Beyond

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.

Safe Teething for Your Infant

There are a few medications to watch out for when trying to ease your baby’s discomfort during teething.

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.

Dental Tips for Infant Teeth

We all know the importance of keeping our teeth and gums healthy, but what do you know about your baby’s oral care?

Beware the Baby Blues

Adding a new baby to the family is a reason for celebration, yet many new mothers struggle with a range of emotions during this time of life.

Working Mommy Blues

As the end of your maternity leave creeps closer, you begin to feel pangs of guilt and anxiety about going back to work and away from your infant. While these feelings are normal, find comfort in the knowledge that with conscious effort, you can balance personal/maternal roles.

Decoding Baby Talk

Learning more about language and social development during baby’s first year can help new parents better decipher their baby’s cries and other social cues.

Terrific Tummy Time

The only thing better than getting down on the floor and having some face-to-face bonding time with your baby is knowing you’re helping his physical and mental development.

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.

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.

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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