3 to 5 Day Well Child Visit

Newborn Screening
Your second newborn screen needs to be completed between 7-14 days of life.  
We are now able to complete the second newborn screen in our office with a nurse visit.
Please make sure you complete the screen between 7 and 14 days of life. 
For more information from the Texas Department of State Health Services Newborn Screening Program, see these publications:
These tests could save your baby's life: Newborn screening tests.
Newborn screening tests: For your baby's health

Safe Sleep Environment - guide to safe sleep environment to reduce risk of SIDS

Car Seat Safety:
 Car Seat Installation Inspections - find an inspection station near you
 Car Seat Installation Instructions and Seat Requirements - very nice resource to decide which car seat is right for your child at all ages.

Baby Safety Basics - a general guide to safety covering safe sleep environments, avoidance of burns, choking prevention.

CPR Classes:
   American Red Cross - click here for a class locator
   Baptist Health System Classes - call (210) 297-7005 to obtain schedule and register.

If you are breastfeeding:
   Your baby will need vitamin D supplementation.  
   Choose one of the following vitamin D supplements:
  • A dropper full (1ml) of D-Vi-Sol
  • 1 drop of Carlson Baby D Drops
  • 1 drop of Baby D drops
   A lactation specialist can give you information and support to make sure you are more comfortable.
  •    Main Methodist 210-575-0261
  •    North Central Baptist 210-297-4086
  •    St. Lukes 210-297-5096
Breastfeeding FAQs - answers to common questions breastfeeding mothers may have.

Nuturing your child's development - learn about your baby's development from birth to 2 months.