New Mom & Beyond

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.

Helping Your Baby Sleep Safe

Your baby’s greatest health threat could occur as he sleeps peacefully. Here’s what you need to know about SIDS.

Body After Baby

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

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.

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.

5 Steps to Stop SIDS

The leading cause of death among babies 1 month to 1 year old is sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as crib death.

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.

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?

Trial by Fever

When your fussy baby feels warmer to the touch than usual, fever—one of the first big tests of parenthood—has arrived.

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.

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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