Congratulations on your pregnancy or new baby!
We celebrate your child’s life and your journey toward becoming a new parent. We want to be your partner in your child’s health care by providing the health and safety resources you will need throughout your child’s life.
Free Mommy Kit
Becoming a new parent is a wonderful experience, but can sometimes be overwhelming
and scary. The experts at Dayton Children's are available 24/7 to help with the health care needs of your new baby.
This kit contains some common dilemmas and choices that soon-to-be moms need to make before bringing baby home. You will also receive a handy immunization chart, feeding guide and recipes for pregnant and breastfeeding moms!
New Parent Resources: Having a Baby?
- Stories from moms
- Preparing for Parenthood
- Recipes for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
- Your Pregnancy
New Parent Resources: Pregnancy & Newborns
- All About Breastfeeding
- All About Formula Feeding
- Baby Basics
- Common Conditions & Your Baby
- Communicating With Your Baby
- Feeding Your Baby
- Growth & Your Baby
- Learning, Play & Your Baby
- Medical Care & Your Baby
- Movement, Coordination & Your Baby
- Pregnancy Calendar
- Sleep & Your Baby
- The Senses & Your Baby
New Parent Resources: Pregnancy and Newborns Features
Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
Now that you are pregnant there are many things to think about, and number one should be your health, because it directly impacts your baby. Here are some tips to keep you healthy during your pregnancy.
Communication and Your Newborn
At first, your newborn's cries may seem like a foreign language. But before you know it, you'll learn your baby's "language" and be able to answer your little one's needs.
Stopping the Bottle
When should you start weaning your child from the bottle? Use these tips to make this transition easier for you and your child.
Visit our blog!
Visit the Dr. Mom Squad blog to join in the conversation with our experts! You will hear from four local women who have two big things in common; they are all doctors and they are all moms!
Kohl's Cares® Merchandise
Every season, Kohl's offers special items for sale with all profits donated to children's hospitals – including Dayton Children’s. You can view the entire collection of stuffed animals, books and much more at Kohl's Cares® Merchandise.
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