EC Primary Care Physicians
Board Certified Primary Care Practitioners & Board Certified Pediatrician located in Columbia, MD
At EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, in Columbia, Maryland, Nadeem Hashmi, MD, and the team offer comprehensive care for children of all ages, including infants and newborns. Their physicians can ensure your baby is healthy and adequately protected from contagious diseases. They also offer compassionate support for you as you adapt to parenthood. If you’re preparing for a new baby or need a reliable pediatrician, schedule a consultation with EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, by calling the office or booking online today.
Newborn Care Q & A
What newborn care services are available?
A newborn baby requires around-the-clock care, and Dr. Hashmi ensures you have what you need to keep your baby healthy and thriving.
At EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, parents can rely on the compassionate care and guidance Dr. Hashmi provides and benefit from the variety of services that address newborn care issues like:
- Diaper changing
- Umbilical cord care
- Feeding schedules and diet
In addition to routine wellness checks, your physician performs in-office screenings for vision and hearing.
EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, also offers sick visit appointments for common infant illnesses or when your baby isn’t feeling or sleeping well. They can also create a schedule for all necessary immunizations recommended for newborns based on their health and age.
For parents, the physicians take the time to listen to all of your questions and concerns to help improve your confidence.
What are the benefits of newborn care?
Starting your baby on the path to health and wellness is an important part of newborn care. The physicians at EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, enjoy getting to know your baby as they grow and develop. Newborn care visits also allow the opportunity to monitor and track changes in their health that can indicate early signs of health problems.
In the event your baby does have an existing health condition, such as diabetes or an irregular heartbeat, your provider can intervene in the earliest stages and give your child the treatment needed as soon as possible.
Newborn care visits also establish a solid foundation between your child and r provider, which is important for consistency in care and a long-term doctor/patient relationship.
When should I schedule a newborn care visit?
While you’re still pregnant with your child, you can call EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, to discuss your pediatric care options, including newborn evaluations.
Whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced one, EC Primary Care Physicians, PA, can provide you with comprehensive resources to help you prepare for your baby’s arrival and ensure their care. Their physicians are also available to answer any questions or concerns you have about your baby’s health, development, or changes in their routines.
If you’re looking for an experienced physician to care for you and your baby, schedule a consultation at EC Primary Care Physicians, PA. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today.