Episode 07- Dr. Jinsy Jacobs discusses the importance of wellness checks for babies after discharge from the hospital, and discusses the issues in the community that contribute to the lack of follow-ups with a pediatrician.


– Dr. Jacobs discusses the importance of having your babies come in for wellness checkups soon after discharge from the hospital.

– Dr. Jacobs shares some of the issues that she is seeing in the community, such as delayed wellness checkups for babies. Misinformation and communication between the health care provider and parents contribute to the lack of or delayed follow-ups with the pediatrician.

Powerful Quotes:

  • “It’s really important to follow up because in the first-month babies are vulnerable.” – Dr. Jinsy Jacobs

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