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 […]
Bedtime Routine: What Works and What Doesn’t
As a parent, you may have heard a number of stories about children and sleep. You might also have looked up a few ideas for baby bedtime routine. But from tiny babies with colic to toddles with a temper, bedtime can sometimes feel a little overwhelming for many parents. And sometimes, it can feel like, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Probiotics and Prebiotics: What’s the Difference and Why Are They So Important?
As an adult, you’ve probably heard of probiotics and how essential they are to your gut health. But, did you know, they are just as beneficial for babies as they are for adults? Or that their cousin, prebiotics, also offers many health benefits? To make sure you’re armed with all the info you need, we’re […]
Vitamin D – Your Baby’s Bones Need It!
As an adult, you may have taken a Vitamin D supplement before, but what about Vitamin D for babies? Here’s what you need to know about Vitamin D, how it affects your baby’s bone health, and why you should maybe consider a Vitamin D supplement for your little one. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D […]