New Mom & Beyond

Bringing Home Your Preemie

Did your bundle of joy arrive earlier than expected? Here’s what you need to know.

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.

Body After Baby

When it comes to shedding weight after having a baby, slow and steady wins the race.

The PURPLE Crying Period

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

A Need-to-Know Guide to Baby’s First Vaccines

Vaccinations can be stressful for babies—and even harder on new parents. Get the scoop about what to expect before, during and after these visits with the doctor.

Preventing Peanut Allergy

You are starting a family, and you’re worried your baby will be allergic to peanuts. If he or she is deemed to have a high risk for peanut allergy after birth, feeding him or her peanut products early on may prevent it.

7 Perks for Nursing Moms

You might hear a lot about why breastfeeding is good for babies, but your little one isn’t the only one who benefits.

Major Milestones for Baby

Learn what normal, healthy growth looks like and what might be a cause for concern.

Breastfeeding Fuel

Just like when you were pregnant, eating a healthy diet while you are breastfeeding offers benefits for you and your baby.

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?

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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