The Scoop on Poop – What’s Normal and What’s Not!
From the time your baby is born, doctors, nurses and parents alike are all very focused on their stools – or as I prefer to call it, poop. You will likely become fixated on poop as well, and your healthcare provider will likely ask about it at every well check. Here’s what you can expect. Baby […]
Our Survival Guide to Traveling with a Little One
Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or just starting out, your life has probably taken a new turn with your little one. Now, even trips across town can seem like a different experience. And when it comes to traveling with a baby, you can often find tons of general travel articles. But they frequently lack one […]
Five Need-to-Know Facts about Iron for Babies
Has your pediatrician or healthcare provider discussed and/or suggested your little one might need an iron supplement? Are you simply wondering whether or not iron should be a focus in your child’s diet? Let’s iron out five major facts regarding this mighty mineral and we’ll let you know just how important iron really is. Iron […]
Baby Poop 101: Everything you Never Thought You’d Want to Know
Poop is the topic of the day. Why talk poop? Because poop happens and with babies, it happens all day long. Not really, but it definitely feels like it – especially if you’re the one changing the diapers. But what’s normal and what’s not normal? At what point should a baby’s poo concern parents and […]
My Baby Won’t Stop Crying, What Should I Do?
You know that your baby will cry. And you may have learned that crying, in some cases, is a sign of a healthy, thriving baby. In fact, it’s the way your baby can communicate their wants and needs with you. You may also have noticed that their cries change depending on the situation. But maybe […]
The 411 on Baby Gut Health
Your baby’s gut is a remarkably complex set of organs and interactions that work in unison to provide nutrients to the growing body. But when something goes wrong in the gut, boy does that baby want you to know about it! Here are 7 things you didn’t know about baby gut health: 1.Probiotics Not all […]
Putting the Good Bacteria to Work for Your Baby
As parents, we sure do spend a lot of time trying to protect our babies from bacteria. Baby-centric aisles at the store are packed with anti-bacterial soaps, hand sanitizers and entire lines of antimicrobial products that tug on the heartstrings – and pocketbooks – of well-intending parents. A Probiotic Primer While bad bacteria can certainly […]
“Is This Really Normal?” We’ve Been There and Did the Worrying for You
New parents have a lot of questions, and most of them begin with, “Is it normal for my baby to…?”. We’ve been there and Googled that, so we’ve got a quick cheat sheet to answer all those questions for you. Why does my baby cry so much? Is something wrong? It’s normal for a new baby […]
Baby Teething? Five Need-to-Know Teething Remedies and Hacks
Teething can be terrible! Your baby’s gums are sore and they aren’t even old enough to know what gums are yet – poor baby! Empathy will help moms understand the despair, but will not be enough to soothe their little one when that first tooth cuts through. What parents need are teething solutions and teething […]
Is Eczema Keeping Your Child Up at Night?
Red, scaly, thick, oozing, are all words used to describe eczema. What exactly is eczema? Dr. Sears says it’s a skin condition with two distinct components: #1 Dry, easily irritated skin Children with this condition have a genetic tendency toward dry skin. Moisture is very important for our skin as it helps skin stay healthy. […]