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.
Let’s begin with the definition: A baby nurse isn’t technically a nurse. Instead, a baby nurse specializes in caring for—you guessed it—infants. In fact, the International Nanny Association uses the term newborn care specialist to further clarify the individual’s role. So a baby nurse may or may not have nursing training or credentials, but the […]
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Editor’s Note: Mommybites talked with pediatrician and mom Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson about her reaction to the recent report on baby food and how to best feed babies to keep them healthy. Mommybites: A congressional report this month shared that four leading baby food companies were aware that their products included dangerous levels of toxic […]
There is so much to think about (and do!) when it comes to bringing a baby home for the first time. When you’re recovering from birth, caring for your baby and living off little sleep, you’ll be happy you prepared.
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This is a common question among mothers who want to stop breastfeeding altogether, or to supplement it. This transition may be complicated, so we must find a way to cause as little trauma as possible for both the parent and the child.
Being a new mom is an amazing experience, but the adjustment can also be very difficult. From the sleepless nights to wondering when you are going to look and feel like your old self again it can all be very confusing.