Answer from Mary Engrav, M.D., an emergency medicine physician from the pediatric emergency room at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland.
Es emocionante cuando llega el día de llevar a su recién nacido a casa – y quizá también sea motivo de un poco de inquietud. Durante los días y meses venideros se le van a ocurrir muchas preguntas. Este librito contiene mucha información pero no se ha preparado a manera de sustituto de la atención médica profesional. Si le surgen preguntas o inquietudes, consulte a su proveedor.
General anesthesia provides complete absence of pain and total loss of consciousness during surgery. Our anesthesia team is very skilled in safely administering anesthesia medications to children of all ages.
Congratulations on your new baby! We've put together a list of helpful information and links to access Providence postpartum care services.
Providence Health & Services provides a comprehensive range of services for children, including neonatal care. Our dedication to high-quality, family-centered care and our excellent outcomes make us a preferred provider for physicians who want both compassionate care and the most advanced technology for their young patients.
The visitation policy for the children’s inpatient units at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center is designed to protect our patients, their families and other visitors.
Learn how your child is progressing with development of motor skills, language skills and more.
Within 30 days after your baby’s birth, you will be required to separately enroll your baby in an insurance plan.
Pediatric patients and their families can borrow movies free of charge while staying at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
The first two years of a child’s life are the most important for speech and language development. That’s why it’s important to detect hearing problems early. The state of Oregon requires that all newborns be given a hearing test soon after they are born.
Preparing your child for surgery.
Tips for a safe, fun and healthy summer.
Providence Health & Services is a leader in children’s health care. Here is a list of children's health services available close to home.
Only five minutes of breathing secondhand smoke can be harmful to you or your baby’s health. A child who spends just one hour in a smoky room is inhaling as many dangerous chemicals as if he or she smoked 10 or more cigarettes.
Having a sick child is never easy. The people of Providence want to help you care for your children in the right place. Some illnesses may require a trip to a doctor or a hospital. Other illnesses can be treated best at home.
Before you preregister for your delivery, you must choose a primary care provider for your baby. This provider will coordinate well-baby visits, immunizations and general medical care for your baby for many years to come.
As summer draws to a close, families are getting ready for the start of a new school year and, if you plan ahead, you can fend off a frazzled first day of school. Here are some tips for what you should be doing now to help get your kids back on track for going back to class.
Understanding how heat-related problems occur and how to prevent dehydration, can help your child enjoy a fun summer and a great start to their athletic programs.
Pregnant women and young children are at high risk for serious flu complications. Learn more about what we do to protect your child.
Is your child sick? Figure out what to do now and what to do next. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Healthy Kids is a health coverage program for uninsured Oregon kids and teens.
We understand having friends and family in the hospital is stressful. If you need time away for reflection, the beautiful grounds of Catlin Gabel are available to you and your family.