Teething is uncomfortable for your baby, and can really disrupt your household. Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares her top tips for soothing teething pain:
If you're expecting a baby, you may be overwhelmed when you think of all the items you need to prepare to bring home for your new bundle of joy. What does a baby really need in the first weeks at home? The answer is - not as much as you may think! Dr. Cynthia Boes with Lake Health Women's Health Specialists shares the basic baby needs checklist she recommends for her new parents:
Breast milk is a great source of nutrition for your baby and has benefits for mom too. Every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is different and Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, knows moms need support and encouragement to reach their breastfeeding goals.
Now that you are pregnant or have recently given birth, your friends and family might joke that “You’ll never sleep again.” While that might be true—and frustrating—don’t be tempted to jeopardize a safe sleep environment in an effort to get your baby to fall asleep. Angie Quirk, RN, director of Lake Health Maternal and Child Services, explains the basics of safe sleep:
Constipation is common throughout childhood. Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, explains why it happens and how to solve this common issue: