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Colicky Baby

When Colic Robs You Of What 'Should Have Been'

Holly Klaassen | Posted 01.13.2017 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

While the crying and sleeplessness were hard, what made that time even harder was that I felt like a complete failure.

Earning Mommy Wings: Ten Practical Tips on Dealing with a Fussy Baby

Dr. Vanita Braver | Posted 03.22.2016 | Parents
Dr. Vanita Braver

Everyone knows the cliché, "Enjoy your kids when they are young, it all goes by so fast." I would have to agree as my daughters today are young wome...

20 Things You Should Never Say To A Mom With A Colicky Baby

Mary Widdicks | Posted 09.22.2016 | Parents
Mary Widdicks

"Have you tried... [insert obvious or cliché parenting advice here]?"

A Colicky Baby Does Not Mean An Uncontrollable Cryer | Posted 07.06.2016 | Parents

Has your baby been crying uncontrollably for hours at a time? And despite your best efforts, you have no idea what to do? You're getting frustrated, your spouse is getting frustrated, and nothing seems to be going right. Well, this possibly means that your baby has colic.

A 'Very Gassy Baby's' Letter to a New Mom, Circa 1980

Christina Berchini | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Christina Berchini

My mom, with a high school diploma and a tremendous dose of courage in tow, gave up most of her dreams to watch me pursue mine. I will never, ever know the strength that such a choice requires.

6 Things A Parent Of A Colicky Baby Doesn't Want To Hear

Becky Schroeder | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Becky Schroeder

My daughter was colicky for the first 16 weeks of her life. Colic is awful, plain and simple, and there were many things people said to me during this difficult time that weren't particularly helpful.

What Not To Say To Parents With Fussy Babies

Holly Klaassen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

Give us a break. Give us a hug! Tell us we're doing great and to hang in there. Better yet, offer to babysit, take our baby for a walk, or bring us a coffee.

The Key To Being The Happiest Parents Possible

9BLISS | Posted 05.10.2014 | Parents

Dr. Karp has helped countless new parents (including celebrities like Madonna, Pierce Brosnan, and Michelle Pfeiffer) soothe their babies to sleep and get some shuteye themselves. And yes... we mean that Madonna.

4 Steps To Remember When You Know Something Is Wrong

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Hamady

Some things are worth fighting for, no matter what other people might say or think. Your child is certainly one of them.

Dear Parents of High-Need Babies

CT Working Moms | Posted 10.20.2013 | Parents
CT Working Moms

Parents of high-need babies and toddlers: It gets better. Hang in there. It's a rough road, but it's a road that will eventually end in a happy place.

The Secret My Newborn and My Grandmother Shared

Amanda King | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

If they're lucky, (like they all should be) they learn that being alive means being surrounded by color and light and softness, and all wrapped up in love.

What to Expect: The Early Days of Infancy

Dr. Bob Sears | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Dr. Bob Sears

Combining my professional and personal experiences, I have come up with five things for new parents and parents-to-be to 'expect' on this crazy ride: