If you are having a hospital birth, Dr. Muñoz will examine your newborn. He is affiliated with with Florida Hospital Tampa and Saint Joseph's Hospital, Tampa . If you are using our pediatric services, please contact the office after birth to schedule a newborn visit the first week.
Home Birth and Birth Center Delivery
Please call the office after birth to schedule a newborn visit within 2-3 days. We do not offer the PKU/Newborn screening. If your midwife is unable to perform the Newborn Screening, it can be done at the lab. Hearing tests will also need to be completed at a local hearing test facility.
Pediatric Well Baby Visits
Our well baby visits begin within the first few days following birth. We want meet your little one, perform a physical exam and discuss any questions or concerns you may have. Subsequent visits in the first year are scheduled at 2 weeks, 1 month, 2, 4, 6 ,9 and 12 months.
When possible, breastfeeding exclusively is optimal for baby and mother. Learning about breastfeeding is helpful before you give birth. Consider having a contact number of a lactation consultant available in case of need. There are many excellent resources.
We follow the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Regulations.
Attention: As of June 1 2014, we are no longer accepting patients who choose not to vaccinate.
Natural Medicine Products
Dr. Muñoz prescribes the most cost effective specialized natural and holistic products which can be found either online or at your local health food store.