New Mom & Beyond

A Need-to-Know Guide to Baby’s First Vaccines

Vaccinations can be stressful for babies—and even harder on new parents. Get the scoop about what to expect before, during and after these visits with the doctor.

Safe Slings?

More parents are turning to baby slings to carry their bundles of joy, but is this practice safe? Learn when to use a baby sling and how to find a sling that is right for you.

Body After Baby

When it comes to shedding weight after having a baby, slow and steady wins the race.

Shedding Light on Preventing Infant Brain Damage

Jaundice is a common problem for infants, but the risk of brain damage that it brings is easy to avoid.

Researchers in a university study found that 92% of the new mothers said they were having problems breastfeeding within three days after giving birth. At Barstow Community Hospital, assistance with breastfeeding is offered by an international board certified lactation consultant. With the support of a lactation consultant, you may be able to learn how to overcome some initial breastfeeding challenges. To learn more about Barstow Community Hospital’s breastfeeding classes and support group, visit BarstowHospital.com or call (760) 957‑3323.

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