Newborn Videos

Newborn Fevers

Is your child’s fever an emergency? Dr. Watson clarifies the often misunderstood topic of newborn fevers in relation to medical emergencies.  

https://missionpediatrics.com/infant-fever/

Pee and poop in newborns

How many wet diapers should a newborn have?

Usually 5-7 wet diapers a day and 3-4 poop diapers.
Most babies will pee or poop after feeding. If they don’t, not to worry. Some babies can go a few days without pooping and this can still be normal.

https://missionpediatrics.com/newborn-poop/

Newborn Weight Loss

Is it normal for a newborn to lose weight after they are born?
Yes, during the first week of life a baby can lose up to 10% of their weight.
Usually this is nothing to worry about.

https://missionpediatrics.com/newborn-weight-loss/

Fever in Newborns

What is considered a fever in a newborn? A newborn is considered less than 6 weeks old. A fever is when the temperature is over 100.4 How do you tell if your baby has a fever? 1st you have to check it. Only check their temperature if you have a reason to. And don’t check it everyday….

https://missionpediatrics.com/fever-in-newborns/