Wednesday, March 21, 2018

What Causes Colic?

The roots of colic have been debated for decades, but even today, doctors aren’t quite sure what causes it. The Mayo Clinic reports that about twenty-five percent of all babies experience colic, and it occurs with about the same frequency in boys and girls, as well as in babies who are breast-fed and formula-fed.  The […]

Infant Colic Myths

Similar to many children’s medical problems, there are a number of myths about the treatment and causes of infant colic. Once you’ve determined your baby has colic and are seeking colic solutions, the best way to separate truth from fiction is to talk to your pediatrician. To get you started, here are 3 common myths about colic. […]

Breastfeeding Diet Tips: 8 Foods That May Cause Colic

Some experts believe that a breastfeeding mother’s diet can be a primary factor in infant colic and crying. In some cases, there can be genuine allergies or particular foods that can cause havoc on an infant’s immature digestive system. If you are breastfeeding and suspect a particular food, you can try to eliminate it and […]

2 Fussy Baby Mistakes Parents 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 common mistakes parents make with fussy babies. Click on the play button below to listen now! Fussy Baby Mistakes QUESTION: In your experience, what are […]