In your previous 2 courses, you learned some medical interventions and skills to keep newborns healthy in the days and weeks after they have been born. In this course, you will learn some key things that parents will need to do to keep their babies safe and healthy. The Guidance to Keep Newborn Babies Safe and Healthy Course will teach you best practices for how your baby will spend most of their day: eating, sleeping, and sometimes crying. Parents need to understand how to optimize nutrition, how to create a safe and happy sleep environment, how to safely transport their baby in their car, and how to respond to their baby’s crying.
About this Course
Christine GoldMD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Medical Director UCH Well Newborn Unit
University of Colorado System
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TOP REVIEWS FROM GUIDANCE TO KEEP NEWBORN BABIES SAFE AND HEALTHY
it was good and had lots of information. the only thing would be if the instructor would use a different tone in her voice.
Informative course, ideal for parents. Provides also useful information for guiding parents as a healthcare provider.
Very Good Course!! also suitable for a new mother who wants to learn more about her newborn baby.
Good and practical course for first-time parents. Easy to follow and well structured.
About the Newborn Baby Care Specialization
A newborn baby is an amazing beautiful life filled with hope. Unfortunately, many babies die or experience preventable harm even in 21st century. It is imperative that babies who are born healthy get off to a healthy start in the first month of life. There are some easy tenets of care to implement that help ensure that babies and families get off to a healthy start no matter where they are in the world. In this specialization learners will acquire the skills necessary for newborn baby care to optimize their health in the hours, days and weeks after they are born.
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