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Ne​w Parent Resources

Resource guide for new parents with valuable, evidence-based information for all things related to pregnancy, postpartum and newborn care. Learn about our favorite baby products, services and local providers in South Florida including Pediatricians, OBGYNS,  hospitals  and more! 

The goal is to make the transition to parenthood easier.

New parents can prepare for their baby's arrival, learn about the newborn stage and enjoy it to the maximum. 

Baby Items

Baby Products We Love

We put together some of our favorite newborn products to have when baby arrives home from the hospital. Some of them will definitely make your lives easier during this special time.

Baby Blog

Babies RN Blog

Check out our baby blog for tips 

and useful information 

when bringing your baby home.  

Local Doctors

Local Doctors and Hospitals 

We gathered some of the top Pediatricians, OBGYNs, and maternity hospitals in the area who have also supported some of our clients.

Resources for New Parents 

Video: Newborn Discharge Education | Mount Sinai (English)

Click the link to the right to watch a 35 minute newborn discharge education class that addresses common newborn medical questions as well as ways to promote infant development and strong parent-child relationships.

Video: Cuidados del Recién Nacido | Mount Sinai (Español)

Haga clic en el enlace a la derecha para ver una clase educativa de alta de recién nacidos de 35 minutos que aborda preguntas médicas comunes de recién nacidos, así como formas de promover el desarrollo infantil y relaciones sólidas entre padres e hijos.

CDC Milestones

Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move. 

CDC 2 Month Milestones

Important Milestones: Your baby by 2 months.

CDC 4 Month Milestones

Important Milestones: Your baby by 4 months.

CDC 6 Month Milestones

Important Milestones: Your baby by 6 months.

CDC Milestone Moments ( English PDF)

Look inside for milestones to watch for in your child and tips for how you can help your vhild learn and grow from birth to age 5.

CDC Indicadores de Desarollo ( Español PDF)

Vea en este folleto los indicadores en los que se debe fijar

en su hijo y consejos sobre cómo lo puede ayudar a aprender

y a desarrollarse.

CDC Milestone Tracker App

Track your child’s milestones from 2 months of age to 5 years with these easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips on how to encourage your child’s development. The photos and videos in this app illustrate each milestone and make tracking them for your child easy and fun!

Child Health Tracker

Child Health Tracker gives parents the power of on-demand access to their child(ren)’s health information, needs, and providers; and AAP guidance on the vaccinations and milestones they should be expecting.

KidsDoc Symptom Checker

What should a parent do if their child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can a child return to school or child care after an illness? These are medical advice questions that all parents have. Health problems can arise anytime – evenings, weekends, during work hours, when traveling, or when the doctor’s office is closed. KidsDoc is designed especially for these times. The care guides help parents make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries that parents can manage on their own.

NHTSA Car Seat Information

United States Department of Transportation

Newborn Parenting Website

Newborns 0-3 Months

Parenting Website by American Academy of Pediatrics

Healthy Children. Powered by. pediatricians. Trusted by parents.

Post Partum Support International

Did you know? 1 in 7 Moms and 1 in 10 Dads suffer from postpartum depression

They provide direct peer support to families, train professionals, and provide a bridge to connect them.

 

Support families in need during 

the newborn stage

NURSE-FAMILY PARTNERSHIP® IS A COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAM THAT TRULY CHANGES LIVES – FOR GENERATIONS TO COME

Nurse-Family Partnership works by having specially educated nurses regularly visit young, first-time moms-to-be, starting early in the pregnancy and continuing through the child’s second birthday.

Nurse-Family Partnership empowers first-time moms to transform their lives and create better futures for themselves and their babies. 


 

What Is a Baby Registry?

 

A baby registry functions like an online wish list, where family and friends can see what items you most want and need to welcome your new baby into the world. Registries make it easier to avoid duplicate gifts.

Babylist wins best overall as users can add items from any online retailer. Check out Babylist's Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Baby Registry

Best Baby Registries of 2023

 

  • Babylist is a universal registry and lets you add items to your wishlist from any online retailer. Plus, it has a unique feature that allows your friends and family to register for acts of service, like preparing a meal or walking your dog, as a thoughtful alternative to traditional gifts.

  • There are many reasons to love Target, and its baby registry service is one of them. The parent-loved retailer has everything you need, including clothing, feeding supplies, nursery décor, and travel gear from some of the best brands out there.

  • Amazon carries practically every baby brand you can think of and frequently offers deals on them. Multiple friends and family members can go in on pricier items on your registry, and all orders over $35 qualify for free shipping.

  • If your baby is going to have their own room, Pottery Barn Kids is the best place to register for stylish and quality nursery décor and furniture.

  • All babies are different, and certain diapers will provide more comfort or better leak protection depending on the infant.

  • An in-depth look at the best car seat stroller combo available.

  • A quick look at the 15 best bottle warmers

  • You can soothe a fussy baby fast with the right pacifier, but there are a lot to choose from.

  • Glass or plastic? Four ounces or eight? Choosing a baby bottle is complicated.

  • Which breast pump rules them all? Here’s the scoop on the best breast pumps from moms who’ve used them. 
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