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tongue tie

Who has experience with it?? I had my DD on the 8th. I notice the next day some pain & a white line...

Cloth Diapering

Debating

I have a friend who is offering her cloth diapers to me. They are pocket diapers. She used them with...

Moms of Infants

Childproofing when there's older sibling?

I have a six year old and a 3 month old. How do I childproof the house when the baby starts crawling...

Moms of Infants

What is it like to have multiple children?

Hi, I am a college student doing a project on what it islike to be a parent with multiple small chil...

Attachment Parenting

Child spacing question

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Yeast Infection Diaper Rash

A yeast infection is a fungal infection that occurs due to an overgrowth of the yeast cells such as Candida albicans. These fungi exist in a low concentration in the gastrointestinal tract among other, good bacteria, and when the number of yeast cells starts to grow rapidly, the yeast cells from the feces may get in contact with the skin and cause an infection. » Read more

Heat Rash in Babies

Heat rash is very common in babies, especially those who live in hot, humid weather. It usually appears on the parts of the body that are prone to sweating, like the neck, shoulders, chest, diaper area, armpits, and elbow creases. » Read more

Dairy Elimination Diet for Breastfeeding Moms

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. » Read more

Green Frothy Stools in Breastfed Babies

Typically, breastfed babies have frequent bowel movements.  They may need a diaper change after every feeding. » Read more

Summertime Fun For Babies

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. » Read more

Should I Worry That My Baby Is Overweight?

By Nancy Da Silva

A fat baby is a happy baby. That’s been the rule of thumb for generations, but in this day and age that old adage could be doing more harm than good. ‘Fat’ in your grandma’s day and ‘fat’ today refer to very different ideals. In your ancestor’s time, the diet was a lot more wholesome with chemical and additive free foods. » Read more

How to Treat Infant Constipation

By Maria T. Pepin

Do you think your baby might be constipated? Parents tend to get worried when they observe changes in their baby’s bowel habits. This usually occurs between 2-6 weeks of age. Around this time, the frequency of a baby’s bowel movements will usually decrease (especially with breastfed babies). » Read more

Tips for Baby's Health

By Dr. Erika Schwartz, Medical Director of Cinergy Health » Read more

Cleft Palate

By JustMommies

In the early stages of fetal development, the tissues on the left and right sides of the lip and palate fuse together. The two lines below the nose and above the lip are from normal fusion. These lines are also referred to as ‘cupids bow.’ In a child born with cleft lip or palate-the normal fusion of tissues did not take place. The lips and the palate sections develop separately. A child can have cleft lip and not cleft palate or variations of both. » Read more

Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies

A new report out of Britain has released information regarding popular baby foods and their high sugar and saturated fat contents. Reuters reports that the CFC (Children’s Food Campaign) cited certain baby foods – such as Farley’s Original Rusks and Toddler’s Own Mini Cheese Biscuits (both made by Heinz) – as examples of such. » Read more