Pediatricians with Over 50 Years Combined Experience Launch DVD for Expecting Parents

LOS ANGELES, /PRNewswire/ — Newborn Care 101, LLC announces the release of the company’s first DVD and guide, Newborn Care 101 – What Parents Need to Know, covering the most frequently asked questions by new parents to a pediatrician, from the end of pregnancy through the newborn period.

The DVD includes how to choose the right hospital and pediatrician, a newborn care class with a live audience, a baby’s first examination and all the common symptoms a newborn may have from head to toe. “This DVD covers a pediatrician’s view of what is important for expectant and new parents,” says Dr. Michael Schoenwetter, a pediatrician with over 15 years experience. Dr. Mike states, “These are the questions new parents ask me every day in the office and in the hospital. By answering their most frequently asked questions, parents will be able to relax and actually enjoy the wonderful experience of having a newborn.”

The accompanying newborn care guide, written by author and pediatrician, Dr. Loraine Stern, highlights normal newborn characteristics and explains when to call a pediatrician.

Newborn Care 101, LLC ( was created by Dr. Michael Schoenwetter. He is a board certified pediatrician practicing in the Los Angeles area and a father of two young children. He is the resident pediatrician for Brooke Burke’s website,, and is featured in the Newborn Care 101 DVD.

Dr. Loraine Stern is a board certified pediatrician who has authored and edited several books. She has been writing for Pampers and Proctor and Gamble’s Website for the last 15 years, and she wrote for Women’s Day Magazine for over 20 years. She is the author of the newborn care reference guide that accompanies the Newborn Care 101 DVD.

A portion of the proceeds from the DVD sales are donated to the American Academy of Pediatrics – Friends of Children Fund. This press release was issued through For further information, visit

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