Newborn Care is Topic of Free Program

Physician to Discuss Common Questions, Concern

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 Melissa Garcia, MD, with ThedaCare Physicians-North in Appleton.

The free educational program begins at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 18, in the Beltz Memorial Classroom at Theda Clark Medical Center.

Expecting parents can join Dr. Garcia 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. Garcia 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.

For more than 100 years, ThedaCare™ has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast Wisconsin. The organization serves more than 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,800 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose and 35 clinics in 14 counties. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs, and a foundation dedicated to community service. Construction of ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton is underway.