Newborns

Newborn Care

May
26,
2022
| 17:56 PM America/Chicago
As the formula shortage continues, some families are still having difficulty locating specific infant formulas at local stores. The recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure on the supply chain and some stores are limiting
May
11,
2022
| 13:42 PM America/Chicago
Kendra Scott's Kendra Cares program stopped by Tuesday to surprise mothers and patients at Cook Children's Medical Center.The moms created custom jewelry at no cost, as a part of the program. They chose their own colors and components to create a
May
09,
2022
| 14:07 PM America/Chicago
The formula shortage is hitting home for many families. On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics shared advice for parents and said parents should talk to their pediatricians.A recall in February from Abbott Nutrition has placed extra pressure
May
06,
2022
| 12:40 PM America/Chicago
Happy Mother's Day! Patients celebrated with their moms this week.At the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), patients dressed up and posed with their moms to celebrate their first Mother's Day!Other patients and their moms celebrated with Mother's
April
27,
2022
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
By Diane Arnaout, M.D.I remember scrolling through a Facebook group for physicians a few years ago, and a popular post rolled onto my screen, written by a confused pediatrician.“What the heck is up with all these moms wanting their baby’s tongues
April
15,
2022
| 13:55 PM America/Chicago
Happy Easter! For the first time since 2019, Cook Children's safely gathered together again to celebrate Easter. Patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) dressed up in adorable outfits to celebrate their first Easter.Other patients
February
25,
2022
| 15:36 PM America/Chicago
- It's 100% safe for expectant moms to continue dental visits, whether for prevention, diagnosis or treatment.- Pregnancy's impact on oral health: gingivitis or gum disease (due to increased hormones), cavities (due to sugary cravings or appetite
December
21,
2021
| 13:01 PM America/Chicago
Santa Claus made an early visit to our tiniest patients at Cook Children's to celebrate their first Christmas.For the second year in a row, Randall Grubbs, M.D., neonatologist, wore a jolly red suit, white beard and proper PPE to spread holiday
December
15,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
Dressed in a Santa onesie for the holidays, 5 ½-month-old Parker lies in a crib, his arms and legs paddling the air as expressive blue eyes dance back-and-forth between his mom and nurse.Parker arrived at Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit