For Newborns & Infants

Exciting Changes

A newborn brings exciting changes to a family! The first year is filled with lots of thrilling developmental milestones such as a child’s first smile or the first time he or she crawls. Parenting a newborn or infant can bring a great deal of stress as parents try to make sense of concerns that may arise.

iStock_000003158746MediumSenders Pediatrics is committed to providing you with the most comprehensive and cutting edge information. When an issue arises or if you are just looking for a bit more information, the internet can be a bit overwhelming and unsettling. For this reason, we have created a library of various educational topics, written uniquely by our providers themselves, to give you our take. If you do not find what you are looking for, please call our office and we would be happy to discuss it with you.


Here are a few of our most popular health topics for Newborns & Infants. Click here to view a complete list of our Health Topics.


Breath Holding Spells

The typical call to the pediatrician is “My 15 month-old just had a ‘blue spell’!" The parent usually reports their child was playing quietly and then suddenly collapsed on the ground, his/her l...

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Car Seat Guidelines

It seems that buying a car seat or booster seat is getting more confusing by the day. There are a lot of things to sort through: 5-point, 3-point, T-systems, convertible seats, etc. And what about ...

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Fussy Baby

Why do babies cry in the first few months of life? In the first 3 months of life, crying is a baby’s primary form of communication. Babies cry when something is wrong or when they are wet ...

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Introduction to Solid Foods

The introduction of solid foods marks a significant change in the nutritional intake of your child. A complex series of mouth related, neurological and muscular activities are now being initiated, ...

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Newborn Care Guide

Congratulations! There is something very magical about the birth of a baby. After all, many months ago began a long, arduous journey culminating in the birth of a living, breathing human being with...

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Six Month Highlights

What happens around this age?Somewhere around this time you will notice him or her changing from being an infant to a young child (a “little person”). It will seem as though things are...

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