About 20 years ago I was thrilled to have Random House publish my parent guide, The Happiest Baby on the Block. In it, I shared my belief that one of the most important things for new parents to understand was a pretty unknown idea called the fourth trimester. Today, that obscure name has so thoroughly penetrated the minds of parents and doctors that the celebrated Merriam-Webster dictionary has included it in their newest edition …and I could not be prouder.
Author: Dr. Harvey Karp
Expert Tips: Causes of Baby Constipation & How to Relieve It
In this article, Dr. Harvey Karp explores baby constipation, and to do about it. Your baby may be constipated if they have hard or pellet-like poops and grunt/cry when it’s time to poop. Typically, babies poop two to three times per day, or even four to five times per day for some infants. If your baby has not pooped in two to three days, then it’s a good idea to call the doctor. Dr. Karp also provides tips to try at home.
How to Eliminate Most Tantrums in a Week
Toddlers are famous for their constant tantrums, and dealing with your little one when they are this age can be exhausting. Here are some techniques you can use to eliminate tantrums and calm your tot!
The Recipe for Better Parenting? Just Add Sleep!
Do you find yourself stressed and unable to bring your A-game when it comes to parenting? Check out the easy solution and the best ways to make it a habit!
Dr. Karp’s Tips on Flying Safely with Kids During Coronavirus
Traveling by plane during the pandemic is not advisable, but sometimes there is no way around it. Here are some ways you can fly safely with your kids if you absolutely have to.
Running Errands with Your “Side-kick”: How to Get around Safely
Running errands with your little one is always a struggle, but the coronavirus pandemic makes this task even more difficult! Here are some tips for staying alert and keeping yourself and your tot safe during any outing.