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What to Know About the Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

By: Dr. Carleen Hanson, Pediatrics When you have a newborn, your life is a whirlwind — not only in regards to daily activities (When was the last time I ate sitting down or even ate at all? Yes, it’s 4:30 … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Many Choices for a Safe Night’s Sleep

Originally published on March 27, 2014, in the Wisconsin State Journal. Dr. Johnson is a pediatrician practicing at the Meriter McKee clinic. Dear Dr. Johnson: I am expecting and trying to plan where my baby will sleep. What is your recommendation? Dear Reader: … Continue reading

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How to Choose Your Obstetrician

By: Sara Babcock, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Center for Perinatal Care If you’ve decided to have a baby, the most important thing you can do is take good care of yourself! When planning for a pregnancy it is always a … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Ways to Help Keep Baby Healthy

Originally published on January 8, 2014 in the Wisconsin State Journal. Dr. Dana Johnson is a pediatrician practicing at the Meriter McKee clinic. Dear Dr. Johnson: I just had a baby and am concerned about her getting sick. What can … Continue reading

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Community Resources Can Ease Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding your baby can be one of the most wonderful, lovely, challenging things a woman ever does. Simply put, breastfeeding is naturally feeding your infant. If nature had its way, a mother would continue to feed her infant, naturally, for … Continue reading

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Recommended Screening for Newborns

The Department of Health and Human Services recently recommended that all newborns be screened for congenital heart disease as part of their routine newborn assessment. Congenital heart diseases causes up to 3% of all infant deaths in the first year of … Continue reading

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