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Dr. Aimee Johnson-Wirt, Pediatrics Specialist - The Extra with Shannon Brinias - Child Birth - April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021
Wednesday on KRDO's "The Extra", host Shannon Brinias was joined by Dr. Aimee Johnson-Wirt with Optum Pediatrics, to discuss preparing for newborns.  Dr. Johnson-Wirt talked about something she terms "The 4th Trimester", the first three months of a baby's life after birth.  Some of the ways new parents can prepare include: taking prenatal and parenting classes, taking a scheduled tour of the hospital, if possible, put together your basic baby care supplies, pre-register at the hospital to ensure everything is in order, and getting a car seat installed and checked by a professional.  More information at  For more information about Optum visit To book an appointment with Dr. Aimee Johnson- Wirt for pediatric services contact the Optum pediatrics team at 1-719-522-1134.  Dr. Johnson-Wirt is located at:

2405 Research Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920