Category: The Newborn

Naming Your Baby

The ritual of choosing a name for your baby is an important one for you as expectant parents. Not only is it an activity that you can do together, it is also one that...

Care Given To The Baby At Birth

Your baby will be given his first exams in life at 1 minute and 5 minutes after birth. This two-part evaluation is called the Apgar score and is designed to show how well the...

The Baby’s Physiological Changes at Birth

Your baby’s circulatory system will change at the moment of birth. While he is in your uterus, your baby receives his oxygen from your red blood cells via the placenta. At birth, he will...

The Baby’s Appearance At Birth

The first questions that most parents ask after confirming or learning the sex of their baby are, “How much does he weigh and how long is he?” Babies weigh an average of 7 to...