New Mom & Beyond

Terrific Tummy Time

The only thing better than getting down on the floor and having some face-to-face bonding time with your baby is knowing you’re helping his physical and mental development.

Soft Enough to Kiss: Care for Your Baby

Experts agree: You don’t need to take many steps or use a lot of expensive products to keep your infant’s skin clean and healthy. In fact, less may be more.

Breastfeeding Fuel

Just like when you were pregnant, eating a healthy diet while you are breastfeeding offers benefits for you and your baby.

Let’s Hear It for Vaccines!

From the first days of your child’s life, immunizations are there to protect against diseases that used to claim the lives of thousands of children each year.

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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