Baby smiling because he's farted

Why Does My Baby Fart a Lot?

Babies are small, fragile and adorable, so it can be surprising when they manage to fart more than some adults. This frequent and sometimes loud farting can raise a few questions: How does such a tiny body produce so much gas? Will they be this gassy for their whole life? Is something serious going on? … Read more

Dad pace feeding baby

Paced Bottle Feeding Guide

The conventional method for bottle feeding a baby seems pretty straightforward: Lay your baby in your arms. Hold a bottle of milk downwards into your baby’s mouth while they drink. Remove the empty bottle. While the traditional method is undoubtedly common, it can also be at the root of several concerns. You may wonder if … Read more

Separation Anxiety in Babies

Separation Anxiety in Babies at Night

You feel like you have finally arrived: Your baby is able to fall asleep on their own, and they sleep peacefully through the night. Then one evening, seemingly out of the blue, your baby starts to scream the moment you make a move toward the bedroom door, or they wake up throughout the night and … Read more

Pregnant Shopping

When Should You Start Buying Baby Stuff?

Upon finding out that they are pregnant, one of the first things many couples think about is the list of items they will need to care for their new baby. Since this list can quickly become a long one, it’s only natural to think that you’d better get started immediately. While the thought of shopping … Read more

Diapers

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

The typical baby produces a number of wet and dirty diapers that seems disproportionately large compared to their little bodies. No doubt about it, you can plan to change your baby literally thousands of times before they learn to use the potty. When they think of a diaper, most people probably automatically picture a disposable … Read more

Pregnant and Angry

Dealing with Anger During Pregnancy

Your partner shut the door too loudly. Your best friend forgot to call you back. Another driver took the parking space you wanted at the store. Any of these things may have been nothing but a momentary annoyance to your pre-pregnant self, but now your first response is to blow up. Many people envision a … Read more

Natural Childbirth

Tips for Natural Childbirth

The thought of natural childbirth has the power to strike both fear and excitement into a pregnant mother’s heart, possibly at the very same time. While it can be more painful than giving birth with an epidural, an unmedicated birth gives you the tremendous advantage of experiencing all the sensations of your child being born. … Read more

Baby Asleep

Helping Your Baby Sleep Better

At one time or another, almost every baby will struggle to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night or until a decent hour in the morning. Inadequate rest not only leads to a cranky baby and tired parents, but it can also be detrimental to your child’s ability to learn and develop normally. Some … Read more

Sleep Deprivation

Ideas for Coping When Your Baby Doesn’t Sleep Well

Whether your baby has trouble falling asleep, wakes up multiple times during the night or is ready to greet the day well before dawn, chances are good that if your baby is awake you are too. When you were an expectant parent, you probably knew that you would miss at least some sleep during the … Read more

Cold in Early Pregancy

Is It Normal to Feel Cold in Early Pregancy?

During those first few months of pregnancy, your body is undergoing a massive shift in hormone production, stretching ligaments, increasing blood supply, growing a placenta and above all, sustaining a new life. In other words, pregnancy is like no other time in your life. Some of the sensations that result from these changes can seem … Read more