In-home services for newborns and infants include pediatric visits, jaundice checks, weight checks, NICU follow-up visits, and assistance with lactation. Available for house calls 24/7 for minor illnesses. Home visits usually focus on topics related to newborn care, including feeding, safe sleep, colic, and screening new moms for postpartum depression, but are tailored to families’ individual needs, i.e. having a premature baby. Special NICU graduate packages available after consultation.
New in 2019: Newborn medicine online video consults available.
typical initial Home Visit (1 hour visit)
Includes the following:
Detailed review of pregnancy and birth history
Feeding and nutrition assessment (support all types of feeding)
Physical exam, weight, and length of infant
Discussion about safe sleep
Screening for parent well-being and postpartum depression
Referrals to community and medical resources as needed
Unlimited follow-up via phone, text, and email after visit
Written report and/or phone call to pediatrician after completion of visit
Follow-up visits At home (30 Minute visits)
Scheduled according to families’ individual needs.
Multi-visit NICU graduate packages available (arranged after phone call with Dr. Madden).
Gift certificates for 1-hour visits can be purchased and given as baby shower gifts.
Invoices can be submitted for insurance reimbursement for out-of-network costs or to one’s Health Spending Account (HSA).