Your Newborn’s Appearance

Whether you are a new or veteran parent, you may be concerned or curious about your baby's appearance or behavior. Many of the conditions described here are common in newborns and will diminish or change as your baby grows. If you have specific concerns, do not hesitate to reach out to your baby's pediatrician.

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