Leaving the hospital with a newborn is an exciting and potentially nerve-wracking time for a new mother. This program arms you with the information you need to head home from the hospital with confidence. Get vital information about support at home, screening tests at the hospital, paperwork for your child, and other discharge information.
Watch this video to learn about ways to make your child's hospital stay as safe as possible. You will also learn about your newborn's first checkup will happen in the hospital, which includes screening tests, immunizations as well as advice about the baby's care and condition.
Until your newborn's umbilical cord falls off, sponge baths are the best way to bathe your baby. Gather supplies ahead of time. Bathe your newborn every 2 to 3 days, using the steps below as a guide. You can wash the diaper area more frequently as needed to keep the baby clean.
Providing a safe environment for your new little one starts from the moment you walk in the door. Surfaces should be clean, but make sure you are using cleaning products that are safe for baby. The air baby breathes should also be free of smoke or allergens, and carpets must be vacuumed regularly. This video will outline safe home cleaning practices and products and ways to maintain healthy air quality to ensure a clean and safe home for your baby.
Rooming in is the practice of keeping mothers and babies together following hospital or maternity center birth. Learn how rooming in promotes breastfeeding, supports better rest for you and baby, and provides your family with a chance to bond earlier with your new addition.
It is important for parents to understand ways to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. It is equally important for parents to share and promote safe sleep to grandparents and other trusted caregivers. The video portrays what a safe sleep environment looks like and describes other ways to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.
After watching this program, the viewer should understand the developmental milestones a parent should expect to see in their baby at birth to 3 months. The series will include vision, hearing, social, and movement guidelines, as well as important signs of possible health issues.
If you're like most new parents, you're in the middle of a whirlwind of new experiences and emotions right now, just days after the arrival of your new baby. It's not uncommon for new parents to be simultaneously flooded with love and anxiety, excitement, and confusion about what's the "right" thing to do. Bundoo is here to help. While it's impossible to cover everything you need to know about your newborn, we've compiled a list of the most common questions and their answers for parents and their babies. © TWN (Bundoo)
After watching this program, the viewer should understand the developmental milestones a parent should expect to see in their baby at 4 to 7 months, and 8 to 12 months. The series will include vision, hearing, social, and movement guidelines, as well as important signs of possible health issues.
Two-week-old babies are little eating, sleeping, and pooping machines. But that doesn't mean incredible things aren't happening as your baby gains strength and awareness. As long as the days feel to you, the changes your baby is experiencing now are anything but gradual—over the next few weeks, a healthy and developmentally normal baby will experience a burst of progress. © TWN (Bundoo)
Welcome to week 3! Over the last three weeks, you've likely seen your baby growing more alert and even staring at your face for longer periods, especially during feeding. You're hopefully falling into a more predictable pattern now, even if it's an exhausting one, most moms appreciate having a better idea of when their babies want to eat and sleep and when they're most alert and even the grumpiest. © TWN (Bundoo)