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It's the Little Things That Matter

As a parent, it's the little things that matter. Your baby's little giggles, little steps and little sniffles.

How to Help Your Constipated Toddler Go

Written by Cathy Hale on January 7th, 2019

Seeing your baby in pain because of constipation can be heartbreaking. Here’s how you can help him.

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A Crying Baby is a Normal Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on October 12th, 2018

Crying is totally normal in healthy babies as they develop, so why not anticipate the peaks to better soothe those tears.

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The Best Ways to Ease a Fussy Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on May 24th, 2016

When your baby isn’t eating, sleeping or being absolutely adorable, chances are she’s crying. If your newborn is already a few weeks old, you can probably decipher some of her cries and you’re in tune with what she needs. However, if you’re a brand new parent with a brand new baby ...

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Baby Basics: Good Microbes & Happy Tummies

Written by Cathy Hale on February 11th, 2016

The word “probiotics” is more prevalent than ever before when it comes to discussions about maintaining overall health. In fact, if you speak with “gut” professionals like gastroenterologists, they often recommend that adults should take probiotics to support intestinal health.

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5 Things You Should Know About Colic

Written by Cathy Hale on July 22nd, 2015

When your infant is smiling, cooing and sleeping well, parenting feels magical. On the flip side, if your baby cries uncontrollably for hours at a time, it can make you feel helpless and desperate for answers. Am I doing something wrong? Is something wrong with my baby?

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Stop Feeling Frazzled: Tips for Coping with a Colicky Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on July 14th, 2015

If you’re doing an online search using the keywords “coping” and “colic,” you’ve come to the right place. There are thousands and thousands of books and articles about colic and coping strategies. That’s because having a colicky baby is a big deal.

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Ways to Soothe a Fussy Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on July 13th, 2015

When your baby is eating, sleeping, smiling and cooing, all seems right with the world. But once in a while you have days when your baby is fussier than normal and your tried and true “tricks” for soothing her may not work. Have no fear! This too shall pass.

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Hiccups

Written by Cathy Hale on July 8th, 2015

Everyone gets hiccups occasionally, even newborns. Hiccups, which can be triggered by overfeeding or swallowing too much air, are actually small contractions in the diaphragm like tiny muscle spasms.

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5 Tricks to Help Relieve Baby Gas

Written by Cathy Hale on June 29th, 2015

As a new parent, did you have any idea babies were so gassy? I knew I’d be dealing with sleepless nights, lots of dirty diapers and spit-up, but I didn’t know babies commonly pass gas 13-21 times per day!

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