Tag Archives: Babies

Measuring Newborns’ Weight Loss With Electronic Health Records to Give Babies a Healthy Start

Weight loss is normal for healthy newborns in the first few days, especially for those exclusively breastfed, until mothers begin to produce copious amounts of milk about two to five days after giving birth. While this dip in weight is normal, it can be stressful for parents and family members and can also have health… Read More »

'Cued care' approach helps new babies, parents to sleep

(Reuters Health) – A new program in Australia is helping new parents to understand their infant’s sleep patterns – and get better sleep themselves, too, researchers say. Following the Possums Infant Sleep Program, parents reported less stress, less concern about sleep problems such as night-waking and day-time naps, and better quality of life, the study… Read More »