Before you leave the hospital with your baby, you must have a car seat properly installed in your vehicle. For information about how to install a car seat, visit buckleup.osu.edu
for more information.
Pediatricians and Family Doctors:
Your baby will be seen by a pediatrician in the hospital. If you need a pediatrician after you leave the hospital, your nurse or Ob/Gyn can provide you a list of pediatricians and family doctors in your area or visit Primary Care
Most new moms have questions about breastfeeding their babies. For even experienced moms, breastfeeding can bring many questions. Our lactation experts
have decades of knowledge and experience to help you successfully start and continue breastfeeding your baby. You can reach the helpline by calling 614-293-8910. If calling after business hours, leave a message for the consultant who will return your call the following day.
Postpartum Depression and Support:
In the weeks and months after your delivery, it is important to be aware of the signs of postpartum depression, often referred to as the ‘Baby Blues.’ Postpartum depression is a common, treatable illness. Contact your family physician or Ob/Gyn should you notice any signs of postpartum depression.