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Mom Docs

Safe Sleep for Babies | What You Need to Know

New parents often have many questions about safe sleep for their baby. Where should your newborn sleep? What about co-sleeping? ...

Patient Stories

Jackson’s Story: Intervention Before Birth Delivers a Chance

In January 2019, Micole Hopke and her husband, Patrick, went for what they assumed would be a routine checkup of ...

Mom Docs

Does My Child Need a Tonsillectomy? | Childhood Sleep Apnea

Did you know your child can have sleep apnea? Symptoms of childhood sleep apnea can include snoring and restless sleep, ...

Mom Docs

When Should I Introduce Peanuts to My Baby?

Food allergies are a concern for many new parents. When they bring a new baby home, parents focus on what ...

Mom Docs

What Is the 4th Trimester and Why Is It So Important?

 The fourth trimester, or the first months after a baby’s birth, is critical for mom and her obstetric care ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Hodgkin Lymphoma

The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system. The lymph nodes throughout the body are connected by a ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Vaccines

An illness can be caused by pathogens -- bacteria and viruses that cause disease. These foreign invaders can enter the ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Inhalers

Some people have difficulty breathing due to illnesses which constrict their airways. Medications for these respiratory symptoms can be given ...

Expert Advice

Medical Animation: Pneumonia

During normal respiration, air travels through the nose, down the trachea, and into smaller and smaller airways called bronchi. The ...