I’ve compiled a list of my favorite local resources for parents of newborns and babies into a board on my newly resurrected Pinterest page.Read More
Parents can have online visits with me (a pediatrician who specializes in newborn care) from the comfort of their own living rooms!Read More
I am excited to announce that I am now offering parents the option to purchase a package that includes phone calls, text messages, and emails with me. This service, which gives parents unlimited access to me for newborn and neonatology advice and guidance, can be purchased in one-week intervals.Read More
In this brief video I discuss why I started Primrose Newborn Care and what I am hoping to accomplish through newborn home visits.Read More
Are you looking for a gift to give to a new mother on Mother's Day?
Do you have a upcoming baby shower to attend and all of the items on the registry have already been purchased, so you're not sure what to buy?
Do you live away from a loved one who is having a baby and want to be able to support and check in on her from afar?Read More
Why did you start offering this service?
I want to provide the service that I wish was available when I had my first child, Grace, in 2005. When she was born I was in the middle of intense medical training, lived hundreds of miles away from my family, and we experienced multiple problems, including difficulty “latching on” while breastfeeding, jaundice, and she did not gain weight. During my maternity leave, which was supposed to be my optimal bonding time with Grace, I felt isolated and unsure of myself, and I am certain that these feelings contributed to my development of postpartum depression.Read More
Primroses (or “first roses” in Latin) are small pastel colored flowers. They were the sacred flower of Freya, who was the Norse goddess of love, and in the ancient Celtic world mothers placed primroses on their doorsteps to encourage fairies to bless their homes and families.