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A Chubby Baby Is Not A Sign Of Obesity

With childhood obesity on the rise, should parents worry about the weight of their babies?...

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Pros and Cons of Circumcision

Circumcision is a surgical procedure which removes the skin (foreskin) from tip of the penis. Typically, circumcision is performed by a doctor in the first few days of a baby boy’s life if the baby is in a stable condition....

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Newborn's Body

When babies are first born they can have a variety of physical characteristics which may be surprising to parents who are not expecting them. Typically, babies are not born with clear skin and perfectly shaped heads. Instead, it takes time for their bodies to adjust being outside the womb. It helps ...

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Newborn Physical Exams

When your baby is born, they will go through a series of assessments that will check their health and measure any potential problems. These assessments include Apgar scoring, physical measurements and physical exams. All of these exams have been designed so that nurses and physicians can keep a clos...

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Expert Spotlight

Ask A Physician

My son has frequent stomach pain, should he see a doctor?

Dr. Katrena Lacey MD, Pediatrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic Gretna answers this question.

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