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.
In this column, Dr. Gramma Karen responds to a grandmother who has cut off from her granddaughter. She was always close with her son and struggles to understand why he has disengaged from her over the past years.
This article explores what social anxiety looks like in children, and what parents can do to help their kids address the debilitating problem.
Explore how cursing around your children affects their development, and whether it actually damages their learning skills for the future.
Child life specialists are highly trained healthcare workers who are usually employed by hospitals. They work with children and their families to ease discomfort during hospital visits.
Since 2006, the Mommybites’ mom-generated Nanny Boards have supported families in finding and relocating their beloved nannies. This article provides tips from an experienced nanny about how to best travel with your nanny and make the family trip a good experience—for all involved.
Read Dr. Gramma Karen’s response to comments on her recent article from last month about excluding a grandmother from a family trip to Disney.
Mental health is an important aspect of living a healthy life. Though your child may seem too young to struggle with mental health, it is never too early to foster positive thinking. Read on for tips on how to foster positive mental health in your kids.