Your Baby's Health
Once you and your baby are home from the hospital, call your baby's health care provider as soon as possible to schedule an appointment for your baby's first check-up. The first visit should be 2 to 5 days after leaving the hospital. The first check-up is a good time to ask questions and generally see that you are doing a fine job as a new parent. It is important that you feel comfortable communicating with your baby's health car provider, as you will be in contact often throughout you baby's childhood.
The topics covered here provide guidelines to help you maintain your newborn's good health: