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Welcome to Your Newborn Center

Babies don't come with an operating manual. But don't worry! Cook Children's pediatricians can answer any question you have and then some. We have 28 convenient locations all across North Texas, and just like your family, we’re growing. So finding the best pediatric health care has never been easier. Begin your journey here: find a pediatrician, schedule a prenatal consultation, and explore the many articles presented by experts in newborn care.

Find Your Pediatrician – 29 Convenient Locations

Schedule a prenatal consultation

A prenatal consultation is an interview appointment to help you choose the right pediatrician for your family, before your baby is born. It is an excellent opportunity for expectant parents to ask questions, get acquainted with the office staff and choose a pediatrician you'’'re comfortable with.

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What is a prenatal consultation?

More Questions? We've Got Answers.

The following sections contain articles and resources to prepare you for parenthood and support you through those early days. As your child grows and you have more questions (and trust us, there are always more questions), we'll be there with you, every step of the way.

Preparing for Parenthood

Preparing for parenthood

We've chosen articles on the topics parents ask about the most. And we've put them in the order that they're usually asked.

Choose a Pediatrican What is a Prenatal Consultation? What's a Birth Plan? So You're Going to Be a Dad

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Your Pregnancy

Your pregnancy

What you need to know about pregnancy, including good habits for your health and your baby’s health.

What is Morning Sickness? Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy What's a High Risk Pregnancy? What are Prenatal Tests?

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Childbirth

Childbirth

Find everything from where to have your baby, what to expect during labor and your baby’s first moments.

Hospital or Birthing Center? Midwife or Obstetrician? Ready for Your Hospital Stay? Have You Packed the Dad Bag?

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Newborn Care

Newborn Care

Hello parenthood! Your bundle of joy has arrived, and so have about a million questions, but where to start?

Hello Parenting - Are You Ready? Breast Feed or Bottle Feed? Cope with a Colicky Baby Scoop on Newborn Poop

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Helpful Resources to Print and Share

From checklists to newborn development charts, and everything in between, you’ll find helpful resources here. And check back often because we’re always adding more.