Baby colic occurs when an otherwise healthy baby cries inconsolably for extended periods of time without any apparent reason. There are, however, certain mistakes some parents make that can make
Caring for an extremely fussy baby can be difficult, and it's not uncommon for parents to make some critical mistakes. In this audio segment, certified postpartum Doula Michelle Chrastil discusses 2
When an infant is crying inconsolably for a long period of time, it can be useful for parents to conduct a short "crying baby checklist." In this audio segment, childrearing
Colic is typically associated with a wide variety of symptoms in babies, including excessive spitting up, arching the back, crying while nursing, and inconsolable crying for long periods of time. However, the
Many breastfeeding moms have difficulty determining when their baby has had enough to eat, often leading to worry and (in some cases) overfeeding and spitting up. In this audio segment,
Sore nipples are one of the most common side effects of breast feeding your baby. In this interview segment, breast feeding educator Anna Marie Nelson discusses why sore nipples occur
Many women can find breastfeeding a bit challenging when first starting out. In this interview segment, Anna Marie Nelson, a certified Doula (DONA) and certified breastfeeding educator in Dallas, TX,
Many parents swear by baby massage as a cure for colic. It improves circulation, eases digestion, promotes healthy growth and strengthens the bond between parent and child.
In the womb, everything seems like white noise to a baby. They become comfortable with this, and it creates a sense of safety and reassurance. Here are some simple ways to replicate this feeling outside the womb, helping your baby sleep longer and more deeply.