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Breastfeeding Past One Year

Celebrating 1 year of breastfeeding!

Yesterday was my sons 1st birthday and we are still going strong breastfeeding! I plan to continue f...

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foremilk/hindmilk

I have a group on FB & I read that they are now saying that we don't make 2 different types of milk....

Moms of Infants

Transitioning Co-Sleeper to Crib...DESPERATE!!

Our LO is going to be 1 on September 9th. We have been co-sleeping with her since she was born. I c...

Moms of Infants

Breast fed infant schedule?

I know it won't be a strict schedule yet, but will you post your 2 mnth olds schedule? Thanks...

Moms of Infants

First Words

New mom here with a 5 month old who does not shut up lol she is a talker , mainly yells and trys to...

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Infant Drooling - Is This Teething?

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 depends on when the parents started sprouting teeth. » Read more

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