Your New Baby

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This eight-page handout provides parents and other caregivers with basic information about common physical features and behaviors of babies soon after birth. It discusses the baby's sleep and wake cycles, and describes what to expect with changes to the appearance of the baby's head, eyes, breasts, and genitals. It describes skin conditions and accompanying symptoms for which 911 should be called and well as those for which the baby's doctor should be called, including jaundice, and identifies skin conditions that will often go away without treatment. The document contains information about choking, coughing, sneezing, and hiccups. It provides an overview of reflexes present at birth, describing the startle, sucking, rooting, stepping, and grasping reflexes.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Infant, Jaundice, Parents, Reflex
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2012
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