Things to Ask at Your Newborn’s First Doctor Visit [Infographic]

July 4, 2017

The infographic, “Questions a Mother Should Ask at Her Newborn’s First Doctor Visit”, details various questions that a mother should ask the doctor at her newborn’s first doctor visit. A mother should ask questions about her baby’s delivery, especially if there were any complications or problems, and if this can affect the baby in any way. Another important thing to ask is about the baby’s weight, height, head circumference, and other vital signs. Don’t forget to ask whether your baby’s heart rate, breathing, and temperature are normal for a newborn.

It is also important to ask questions related to the nutritional needs of the child, which includes questions regarding feeding, burping techniques, and any problems or concerns regarding breastfeeding, etc. Vaccination is another important thing to consider at your newborn’s first doctor visit. Will your baby receive any vaccinations at the first visit? If yes, then what are the side effects and risks? Make sure to get information about the vaccination schedule. Other important things that you may ask during your visit include questions about nipple care and overall development of your child. For more information, please refer to the infographic.

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