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Diarrhea in the Breastfed Baby

By JustMommies staff

Diarrhea, a condition manifested through frequent loose stools, may affect babies, children of all ages and adults. The condition may be caused by food allergies, infections, parasites, diet, or in rare cases, poisoning. In a breastfed baby, it can be trickier to determine if a baby has diarrhea since
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Infant Drooling - Is This Teething?

By JustMommies staff

Drooling is a normal stage in a baby’s development, and in some cases, it may announce that the baby is teething. The first tooth typically appears when the baby is 6 months old; however, it is not uncommon for it to appear when the baby is 3 or 14 months old. The time when the teeth start to appear
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Dealing with Teething

By JustMommies staff

Many times when a baby is fussy or cranky, his discomfort is chalked up to “teething.” But the truth is, we don’t know that much about what teething really feels like for a baby because they can’t tell us and because they may cry for any number of reasons. All we know is that some babies don’t
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Dairy Elimination Diet for Breastfeeding Moms

By JustMommies staff

Allergies to dairy products are among the most prevalent food allergies in babies. Between 2 and 3 percent of babies develop dairy sensitivity, but the sensitivity typically disappears with aging. Babies may develop rashes and loose stools or diarrhea as a consequence of food allergies. If you are breastfeeding
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Reflux Symptoms in Babies

By JustMommies staff

Acid reflux, or “spitting up,” is very common among infants. Because the ring of muscle between the esophagus and the stomach (lower esophageal sphincter) is not yet mature in infants, it is unable to effectively hold stomach contents down. Spit up can also occur when your baby simply drinks too
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Diaper Rash

By JustMommies staff

Diaper rash is an irritation or skin breakdown on your baby’s bottom. When your baby has a diaper rash you might notice redness or small bumps around the diaper area. Sometimes the rash is only seen on your baby’s bottom, but you may also see a diaper rash on the lower abdomen close to where the
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Baby Spitting Up: When Should You Worry?

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s a fact. Babies are messy little creatures. There’s a reason bibs and diapers are billion dollar industries. For most parents, though you may be unprepared for the sheer volume of the messes your baby will generate at first, you quickly become accustomed to the results your little angel bestow
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Summertime Fun For Babies

By JustMommies staff

It’s summertime. Why should big kids get to have all the fun? Babies love the chance to get fresh air; and, there’s no better time to do it than in the summertime, when there’s plenty to see and do outdoors. Before you head outside, though, make sure your baby is properly protected from the elements.
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Natural Remedies for Diaper Rash

Is your baby having problems with diaper rash? Here are some natural remedies for treating your baby's
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Cradle Cap

By JustMommies staff

Cradle cap is a seborrheic dermatitis similar to dandruff. It is the result of the skin cells on a baby’s scalp growing at a faster rate than they are flaking off. Normally old skin cells flake off and are replaced with new healthy skin cells, but when a baby has cradle cap her new skin cells grow
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