Caring for Newborns

This page covers all things newborns, including adoption, breastfeeding, infant care, Apgar scores, and much more. It also links to related articles about conditions common in newborns, home safety, vaccines, and parenting.

Newborn Screening Tests

Newborn screening is the practice of testing every newborn for certain harmful or potentially fatal disorders that aren't otherwise apparent at birth.  With a simple blood test, doctors often can tell whether newborns have certain conditions that eventually could cause problems.

NJ Parent Helpers

We are a team of compassionate specialists who provide "non-medical" and "at home" companion service to assist people of all ages - seniors, elderly, homebound, injured, children.  Our companions are screened and trained before placement with background checks.  (732) 400-7833.  Our services include:

  • Incidental Transportation
  • Pick up Services for Prescriptions
  • Grocery Shopping & Errands
  • Meal Planning and Preparation
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Medication Reminders
  • Linen Changing
  • Bed Making
  • Grooming, Dressing, Mouth/Denture Care
  • Newborn and Postpartum Assistance
  • Baby Sitting (from potty trained up to 12 years old)
  • Social Interaction and other activites of daily living
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