Newborn Care is Topic of Free Program

Physician to Discuss Common Questions, Concerns

Expectant parents who have questions about caring for a newborn can alleviate their concerns by attending the free ThedaCare community presentation, “Does This Baby Come with a Handbook?” led by Michelle Schacht, MD.

The free educational program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., JUne 18, in the Ironwood Room at Appleton Medical Center.

Expecting parents can join Dr. Schacht, a family physician, as she offers insights and answers to common questions and concerns in the first months with a newborn. Topics include: baby care, feeding and first visits with the doctor, as well as what to expect, when to worry, when to react and when to relax. A meet and greet opportunity with Dr. Schacht will follow the informational session.

To register for this free presentation, register online here or call ThedaCare On Call at (920) 830-6877 or (800) 236-2236 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Each person must register separately.

ThedaCare™ Physicians includes more than 144 employed physicians and 70 nurse practitioners and physician assistants at 22 locations throughout the region and includes specialists in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine, rehabilitation, orthopedics and general surgery. Also, two FastCare clinics are located in the Fox Cities. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, ThedaCare Physicians is also the nation’s leader in implementing Open Access, same-day appointment services for its patients.