Newborn and Baby Health (0-12 months)

Newborn and Baby Health - 0 to 12 months

From newborn to toddler, your baby will go through a range of developmental stages in these 12 short months of transformation. Whether you're first-time parents or welcoming another bundle of joy, we're here to help you care for your baby through every stage.

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Please keep in mind that while this page provides information for children 0-12 months of age, it should not replace the information or delay treatment provided by your healthcare provider. If you have any questions or concerns at any time, be sure to consult with your child's pediatrician.

Caring for Your Newborn

When you bring home baby, there are a lot of things to know right away—we understand it can be a little overwhelming at first. Narrated by Beth Summers, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist at Hendricks Regional Health, this video gives parents of newborn babies a run-through of everything from belly buttons and breastfeeding to your baby's digestion.

Newborn Care Resources

Read this resource for information on topics including tips for a successful breastfeeding experience, developing healthy sleep habits and keeping your baby safe.

For even more good reading on raising healthy kids at every stage and age, visit our extensive child's health resource library.