baby health

Foremilk Hindmilk Imbalance

Breast milk is remarkable in the way that it provides nutrition to your baby.  It contains just the right balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fat, as well as antibodies that help fight infections.  The composition of your breast milk is designed to change as your baby nurses so that he gets just the right amount of calories and fat.  However, sometimes a mom will have pro » 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

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 upon you… and I do me upon you. » Read more

Your Newborn’s First Checkup: What to Expect

You’ve brought home a beautiful baby from the hospital; now it’s time to start settling into a new life and new routines with your little one. One of the most important things you can do for your baby in the first few weeks and months is to make sure that he gets regular well-baby visits with his doctor or health-care provider. » Read more