New Mom & Beyond

Working Mommy Blues

As the end of your maternity leave creeps closer, you begin to feel pangs of guilt and anxiety about going back to work and away from your infant. While these feelings are normal, find comfort in the knowledge that with conscious effort, you can balance personal/maternal roles.

Don’t Let Stretch Marks Sabotage Your Self Esteem

Stretch marks can be unavoidable at times, due to growth spurts or rapid weight gain caused by pregnancy or medical issues. Learn the best way to cope with these scars and tips for helping prevent them in the future.

Organic Baby Food: Buy or Make?

When you begin introducing solids to your infant, you have a lot of decisions to make. If you’re uncomfortable feeding your baby traditional jarred foods from the grocery store, will you opt for organic baby foods or consider making your own?

8 Date Night Tips for Moms and Dads

Is quality time with your significant other hard to come by? Get some quality time for you and your significant other with these date night tips and ideas that won’t break the bank.

A Need-to-Know Guide to Baby’s First Vaccines

Vaccinations can be stressful for babies—and even harder on new parents. Get the scoop about what to expect before, during and after these visits with the doctor.

5 Reasons to Vaccinate

Every year, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices releases a set of vaccination recommendations. When administered on schedule, these recommended vaccines protect children from harmful, preventable diseases, making them an important part of ensuring the health and safety of your child.

A Teething Survival Guide

The appearance of your baby’s first precious pearly whites can be hard on both of you, but you can do quite a few things to make teething easier.

Breast Pump 101

Being breast pump-savvy can save you time, money and hassle.

Major Milestones for Baby

Learn what normal, healthy growth looks like and what might be a cause for concern.

Stuff(y) to Worry About?

While parents of newborns may have a lot to worry about, a stuffy nose is probably not one of the serious concerns.

Congratulations on your new little one! Keep your child’s health care on schedule. To find a pediatrician near you, visit Helena Regional Medical Center.

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