New Mom & Beyond

The PURPLE Crying Period

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

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.

Breast Milk for Sale?

Get the full story before you decide whether or not to supplement your infant’s diet with purchased breast milk.

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.

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.

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.

Get Well Soon, Baby!

Your baby is coughing and unable to sleep, but cough medicines aren’t recommended for babies younger than age 2. What can you do?

Putting a Lid on Cradle Cap

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

Don’t Let Stretch Marks Sabotage Your Self Esteem

Stretch marks can be unavoidable at times, due to growth spurts or rapid weight gain caused by pregnancy or medical issues. Learn the best way to cope with these scars and tips for helping prevent them in the future.

Schedule doctor visits for your child online at EvanstonAnytime.com! Day or night, schedule appointments for next day and beyond with pediatricians Alan Brown, M.D., or Bird Gilmartin, M.D., here.

Drs. Brown and Gilmartin are members of the medical staff at Evanston Regional Hospital.

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