Baby colic, sometimes called infantile colic, is a very unwelcome guest in a new family. Still, some 10-20% of all newborn babies will develop colic. While no one knows exactly what causes colic, there are some theories as well as treatments that can help you to deal with your colicky baby and many sleepless nights.
Daily Baby Care
Heatstroke is a very dangerous condition that a baby (or any child) can actually die from. Preventing heat stroke in babies and toddlers is definitely the way to go, but accidents happen and it is also important to know thesymptoms of heat stroke and what to do if it does happen. You need to act fast!
William Sears was the pediatrician who is known for recommending attachment parenting for babies and kids in general, but this kind of parenting has been around forever! Often referred to as Natural or Instinctive Parenting, most indigenous cultures raise their babies this way.
Although now there is science to back up the importance of father involvement, we don’t really need confirmation to know how important it is for children to grow up with an engaged and involved dad.
My baby boy is 5 weeks old. He is eating 4 oz every 3-4 hours. He is spitting up a lot. He was on breast milk, but after he was spitting up what looked like curdled milk his doctor said to try formula. He is doing the same thing, so switching to formula didn’t help at all. I’m not sure what to try now?
Is your baby teething?
Someone told me that if adults had been teething, we would go insane from the pain.
Well, that’s impossible to know, but for sure, some infants are in pain when teething!
A few years back my youngest child was bankrupting the Tooth Fairy by pulling his teeth out at the slightest wiggle, so that he could participate in the tradition of placing his teeth under his pillow and waking to find that the Tooth Fairy took his tooth and left behind cash as payment for his tooth.