Baby care

This section covers how to care for your newborn baby. Topics include:

  • bathing your baby
  • circumcision care
  • clothing
  • cord care
  • diapers and diaper rash
  • foreskin care
  • jaundice
  • nail care
  • stools and bowel movements

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, seventh edition, ob-ah-90026
First Published: 10/04/2002
Last Reviewed: 12/02/2015

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Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 can help answer your questions about infant / baby care, infections, diseases and allergies, safety precautions and emergencies, well checkups, as well as other issues parents usually face.