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Expecting a baby? Get to know us safely

May 18, 2021

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We make choosing your baby's first doctor easy. Book a meet-and-greet visit with our pediatricians in person or via secure video — and there’s no cost to you.

To set up a time, call 1-855-CTMD-411.

Most insurances are accepted, including CT State Medicaid (HUSKY).

See a list of our pediatric offices statewide

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Preparing for baby checklist:

 Interview and choose a pediatrician

 Verify health insurance coverage for baby

 Get your vaccinations to protect baby (Tdap and seasonal flu)

 Tour birthing center at choosen hospital

 Sign up for a breastfeeding class

 Install a car seat and have it properly checked

 Buy a baby thermometer and blub syringe

 Create a list of emergency and doctors’ numbers

 Decide how to fairly share responsibilities between parents

 Have seasonally appropriate clothing for baby

 Stock up on of baby care essentials: wipes, diapers, rash cream, etc.

 Set rules for visitors, like when and what precautions to take

 Find trusted childcare

 After your baby is born, schedule your baby's first visit with their doctor