Newborn Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Fast Facts about SIDS

    Fast Facts about SIDS

    SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, is defined as the sudden, unexpected and unexplained death of any infant or young child.

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  • Harlequin Color Change

    Harlequin Color Change

    What’s the harlequin color change?

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  • Harlequin


    Dr. Greene, I have a rather panicked Parent Soup member I’m trying to help out. Her sister gave birth a day ago and shortly afterwards, her baby developed a line down the middle of her face and then her…

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  • Diarrhea and Infants

    Diarrhea and Infants

    Dr. Greene, my baby has been having 4 runny poops each day for the last 5 days (she normally goes once a day). Is this diarrhea? How do you tell diarrhea in a baby? If it is, what should…

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  • Diagnosing Diarrhea

    Diagnosing Diarrhea

    How can I tell if my baby has diarrhea? I know babies poop often.

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  • Sad Mother Sitting In Empty Nursery

    Postpartum Blues

    Dr. Greene, my wife and I have a beautiful new baby girl. We were both excited about having her (we were infertility patients). Now that she is here, my wife is miserable. She cries all the time, and I…

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  • Helping to Ease Baby Blues

    Helping to Ease Baby Blues

    Every new beginning is also an ending of what was before. Every ending is a beginning. Whenever a baby is born, the world will never be the same. This is wonderful. It’s also okay to grieve for the loss of the way life was before. A mother may no longer have the control of her […]

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  • Stool Regularity

    Stool Regularity

    What’s the normal amount of poops for an eight-week-old baby? My daughter doesn’t seem to poop as often as I expected.

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  • Babies and Constipation

    Babies and Constipation

    Dr. Greene, my 7-week-old son hasn’t pooped in three days. All he gets is breast milk. Is this normal? Is he constipated? I’ve heard both. If he is constipated, what should I do? Sometimes he acts like he’s about…

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  • Infant Constipation

    Infant Constipation

    What should I do if I think my baby is constipated? He looks like he’s straining sometimes.

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