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The authors repot two cases of neonatal parotitis, which is a rare infection in newborns and has been reported less than 120 times in world literature. Neonatal bacterial parotitis is commonly represented with fever and swelling and erythema in the pre-auricular area. The treatment requires appropriate use of antibiotics for 7-10 days. Our patients were a 16 day old boy who was presented with fever, poor feeding, swelling, redness, induration and tenderness of left pre-auricular region and a 10 day old girl who admitted due to fever, restlessness, swelling an erythema of left external auricular region. Both of them were treated successfully with parenteral antibiotics for 7 days, which were followed by oral antibiotics.