Keeping baby healthy
Helping your newborn have the best start in life is essential. From breastfeeding and bathing to how to calm your newborn, ensuring best total health from day one is critical.
If you are a Kaiser Permanente Northwest member, choose a doctor for your baby.
Learn more about how to care for your newborn and yourself.
When your baby sends signals that she’s hungry or full, it’s important to respond promptly — and in a way that’s warm and loving. This is called “responsive feeding” — watch a video or read a handout about it. When your child is a little older, watch this video for tips about infant feeding and starting solid foods. You can also read these tips for introducing solids.
NEW! Parent Support Group for Thriving Families Connect with other families as you navigate the first 6 months with baby. The group is free for Kaiser Permanente members, but preregistration is requested.