Mom vs. Baby: What if your baby friendly hospital isn’t supporting mom?

Postpartum care is key, but you need to speak up for yourself mama! As told by Jacqueline Winkelmann, MD.

SIDS and Formula Fed Babies

When you have a new baby, whether it’s your first or fifth, you worry — you worry A LOT. Every parent worries; I’m a pediatrician and a mom, and I worry. This precious little being is mine, and my job is to keep her safe, healthy, and happy.  The first year of a baby’s life

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Where Are We 20 Years Later?

A 5-day old full-term infant male, exclusively breastfed, is admitted to the pediatric unit for dehydration, poor feeding and significant jaundice. He has lost 10% of his body weight since birth and is way too sleepy, even for a newborn. Baby does not wake up for feeds and is only nursing 5 minutes at a

It’s OK to Supplement Your Baby: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

by Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, a board-certified pediatrician who has been on staff at CHOC Children’s and CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County, California since 2001, where she has held many leadership positions, most recently as Chief-of-Staff and Member of the Board of Directors. Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here! You’ve prepared