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How Do You Plan for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 3, 2019 1:40:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, New Moms, Parenting, Women's Health

What can you do ahead of time to help you have a healthy pregnancy? Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares some advice she gives to her patients:

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Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Posted by Lake Health on Apr 26, 2019 5:47:00 PM

Topics: New Moms, Parenting, Infant Care, SIDS

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:

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Is My Baby Getting Enough to Eat When I Breastfeed?

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Apr 17, 2019 7:15:00 PM

Topics: Nutrition, New Moms, Parenting

The most common question I hear from new breastfeeding moms is, “How do I know if my baby is getting enough to eat?" Lactation consultant Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, shares how you can tell with your new baby: 

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Breastfeeding: When Your Baby Won’t Take a Bottle

Posted by Lake Health Lactation Consultants on Dec 9, 2018 2:23:00 PM

Topics: New Moms, Parenting, Breastfeeding

Some breastfed babies refuse to take a bottle. Even so, with a little work and preplanning you should be able to get your baby to drink your breast milk from a bottle. Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant, gives her top tips for transitioning your baby from breastfeeding to drinking pumped breast milk from a bottle: 

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Breastfeeding vs Formula: Which is Better?

Posted by Women's Health Team on Sep 18, 2018 2:19:01 PM

Topics: New Moms, Breastfeeding

Many new moms ask, “Is breast milk really better for my baby?” Michelle Carlson, RN, IBCLC, certified lactation consultant and breast milk expert, discusses this common question: 

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