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Expecting a New Baby

Congratulations!

bathe-or-not-batheHaving a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life. Nothing is more rewarding than the privilege of caring for this new life and providing an environment in which both you and your child will thrive and develop.

We recognize that choosing a pediatrician that will provide the best care for your child is an important decision. At Kids First, we value the opportunity to be a partner in raising a healthy, happy child.

Kids First Pediatric Partners is affiliated with Lutheran General Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Health Systems (Evanston Hospital), and is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Getting Acquainted

You may call our office if you are interested in scheduling a prenatal consult by dialing 847-676-5394.  A consult is not a required  to have your baby seen in our practice.  If your baby is born at one of the hospitals mentioned above, then the hospital will notify us of the birth and one of our physicians will see the baby in the hospital and let you know when to make the first appointment.

Upon Arrival

When your baby is born at an affiliated hospital, simply tell your obstetrician and the hospital staff that you have chosen Kids First Pediatric Partners as your child’s pediatrician.

Our office will be notified of your baby’s birth by the hospital staff and will look forward to greeting you both there. One of our pediatricians will be visiting you and your baby each day in the hospitals and will answer any questions. Upon discharge, please contact our office to schedule your baby’s first visit to our office later that week.

Explore our How Kids Grow section for some great tips on newborn care.