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Welcome to Cook Children's Newborn Center

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You've got questions? We've got answers. 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. Begin your journey here and explore the many articles presented by our experts in newborn care.

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.

How to Choose a Pediatrican Twins, Triplets, and More 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? 10 Things No One Told You Expecting Twins ... or More? What's a High Risk Pregnancy?

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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.

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

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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?

What is Co-Sleeping? Breast Feeding Support Caring for Your Newborn Father and Child Bonding

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Looking for a board-certified pediatrician?

We have 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.

Find your pediatrician here

Simply choose a location near you and visit their website to learn about the doctors and services available and find the perfect pediatrician for your newborn.

Register for a newborn class

Our newborn classes cover the basics before delivery, at the hospital and what to expect in those first few months. In addition, we help you prepare for the unexpected and we'll answer questions you have about newborns.

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.