For every parent, nothing can be more important than to ensure the health of your new baby. You can do anything to ensure the health of your baby. Below are five most important things that you can do for your newborn.
Ensure a Healthy Start!
To ensure the health of your new baby, nothing can be more important than taking the best care of yourself before the baby is born. Good prenatal care, eating healthy food, drinking enough water and minimizing your exposure to harmful substances, all contribute to growing a healthy baby.
Store you Baby’s Umbilical Cord Blood
Storing umbilical cord of your newborn means, if your baby require or met with an accident, he will have a source of stem cells that is an exact match, with no risk of rejection. There is also a strong possibility that his/her siblings will be a match as well. Today, cord blood stems cells are used in the treatment of over 70 life-threatening diseases, including a wide range of cancers, genetic diseases, immune system deficiencies, and blood disorders.
Choose the Right Pediatrician
A pediatrician is a partner in the health of your baby and one of your most important decisions. Choose someone you trust completely and have the same basic philosophies as you about health.
Get Information about Childhood Vaccinations
In order to ensure the health of your child, you should have enough information about all the required childhood vaccinations. Without enough knowledge, becoming knowledgeable and making an informed decision for your child is critical. It is one of the first decisions you will make and understanding your choices, risks and benefits will help you make the decision that is best for your family. Know more and understand what diseases the vaccines prevent, their effectiveness, what your risks are if you don’t stick to the schedule and what alternative options are available.
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