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    Let’s Talk Dirty… Diapers

    There is no one right answer about your baby’s poop frequency, color, smell, and texture. Your baby’s poop is going to change over time and will be different depending on diet — breastfed, formula, solids all make a difference. When those changes happen, many (especially new) parents have serious questions. Have you ever looked into […]

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  • Dr. Alan Greene discussing teaching your children healthy eating habits

    The Window of Opportunity for Teaching Your Kids Great Eating Habits

    What does mother goose have to do with getting kids to eat right? Researcher Konrad Lorentz showed that by replacing a mother goose with something else as the first thing a baby goose encountered, he could alter the behavior of the baby goose to view that thing (even a toy train!!) as ‘mama’. This phenomenon […]

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  • The Lights Are On and The Baby's Home

    The Lights Are On and The Baby’s Home – Managing the First Few Weeks as a New Mom

    So the day’s finally here. You’ve gone through your pregnancy and despite whether it was a difficult pregnancy or not, you made it out the other side with your precious baby in hand. Walking through the threshold of your home, you realize that things have changed and that you’re about to embark on a new […]

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  • Touch is as Important to Infant Health as Eating and Sleeping

    Touch is as Important to Infant Health as Eating and Sleeping

    Baby massage may seem superfluous or silly to some people, but it’s popularity is growing in the U.S. and it has actually been practiced for centuries in many cultures around the world. But, does it have any significant health benefits? You might be surprised at how much it does. In fact, touch plays a much […]

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  • Tips to Reduce Colic

    Tips to Reduce Colic

    Colic can be very distressing both for babies and their parents. Parents often feel their baby’s screaming is an indictment of their parenting ability: there’s something wrong with me; there’s something wrong with my milk; or there’s something wrong with my baby! It’s no wonder that so many feel frustrated, exhausted, guilty, angry, or helpless. […]

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  • Treating Continuous Crying

    Treating Continuous Crying

    I have a 7-week-old who is very fussy. All he does is cry. He is in pain and I feel so bad for him. He barely sleeps at all. When he is fussy he is also extremely gassy. Any…

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  • Swaddling


    My baby won’t sleep unless she is swaddled, but then she fights to get her arms out and wakes herself up. She is 3 months old. Should I still be swaddling her?

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    Tibial Torsion: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Turned-in feet Introduction to tibial torsion: When a baby starts toddling around the home, many parents notice that one or both feet turn in. What is tibial torsion? The most common cause of in-toeing in toddlers is internal tibial torsion (the large bone in the calf is rotated inward). Some children are pigeon-toed […]

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  • Thumb Sucking

    Thumb-sucking: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to thumb sucking: When Jacques Cousteau first took cameras under water, he opened up an enchanted new world for us to see. When ultrasound was first turned toward the wombs of pregnant women, an even more marvelous world appeared. Sights that had been hidden for ages were now open to our view, and one […]

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  • Thrush

    Thrush: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Candida, Oral pseudomembranous candidiasis, Yeast Introduction to thrush: Wordsworth says that we come into this world “trailing clouds of glory.” We also come trailing hosts of microorganisms. Even before an infant has completed her trip through the birth canal, she is already being introduced to the complex interplay of different species of life. […]

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