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Crying It Out: Will Holding Your Baby Too Much Spoil Him?

By Nancy Da Silva

Your baby is crying. You’re in the middle of a task in another room, or you’re entertaining company. Do you stop what you’re doing and go pick them up or do you let them cry it out and stay where you are? The answer to that question, regardless of which you choose, will definitely make you wrong depending on who you talk to. » Read more

Colic – Does Your Baby Have it? What Can You Do About It?

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of Gentle Baby Care and The No-Cry Sleep Solution

You may have heard the term colic applied to any baby who cries a great deal. Not all crying babies have colic, but all colicky babies cry and they cry hard. They may stiffen their little bodies, or curl up as if in pain. They may cry so hard that they don’t seem like they even know you are there. » Read more

Car Seat Crying

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care

Some babies fall asleep almost before you’re out of the driveway, but others won’t spend five happy minutes in their car seats. Usually, this is because your baby is used to more freedom of movement and more physical attention than you can provide when she’s belted into her seat. » Read more

Baby Tantrums

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care     » Read more

Baby Gas Pains: How to Help Your Baby

Listening to an infant suffer through gas pains can be tough for just about anyone. But for the new parents who are already overtired, stressed out, and frustrated, it can be especially difficult. That said, if your baby is suffering, don’t despair. There are plenty of things that you can do to give your baby (and you) some relief. » Read more