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

Dr. Vanita Braver | Posted 03.22.2017 | 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...

Parents Of Difficult Babies: Here Is Your Life Raft

Holly Klaassen | Posted 01.26.2017 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

My heart feels heavy today as I think about the realities of life with a high need or "difficult" baby. Every day I talk to parents who are desperate...

Crying Babies - Ten Tips for Contented Babies

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2017 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

During the first three months a wonderful way to stop a crying baby who isn't hungry is with a special hold described by Dr. Bob Hamilton in Santa Mon...

6 Pieces of Game-Changing Advice for New Moms

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 10.13.2016 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

Congratulations on being a new mom! Isn't it a cherished miracle? With this extreme emotional flux, you need all the tools you can get, Mama. Here are a few tidbits of unconventionally awesome mommy advice I never got but wish I had. You're welcome.

'But Aren't All Babies High Needs?'

Holly Klaassen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

Many of us grow up with dreams of what life will be like with a new baby. What we don't count on, however, is eventually having a baby who doesn't settle when we hold her. Who grunts, and groans and fights her feedings.

8 Signs You May Have A High Need Baby

Holly Klaassen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

Having a baby can be such a wonderful, rewarding experience! Except when it's not. High need or not, we all love our babies. However, these extra-sensitive, passionate little babies do make life... interesting, to be sure.

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.

50 Pieces Of Stellar Advice New Moms Are Dying To Receive

Holly Klaassen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Holly Klaassen

"You could probably handle this better if you were younger."

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.

Fussy Infants Exposed To More TV

Posted 01.07.2013 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 01/07/2013 12:05 AM EST on MyHealthNewsDaily Although doctors say babies should n...

What Pediatricians Should Be Telling New Parents

Harvey Karp | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents
Harvey Karp

We have cut SIDS deaths by over 50%. It's an enormous success and cause for celebration, but our work is far from done.