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Category: Colic

Colic Relief: 17 Ways to Calm Colic

Colic Relief: 17 Ways to Calm Colic

[ 1 ] 4:36 pm |

Colic stinks. There’s not too much more I can say about that. When your baby has colic, you’re willing to try anything and everything to stop the crying and soothe your baby. Following are 17 soothing techniques you can use right now to provide colic relief.  The Colic Hold Place your baby face down along […]

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40 Fussy Baby Soothing Techniques: The Complete Guide

40 Fussy Baby Soothing Techniques: The Complete Guide

[ 3 ] 3:00 pm |

When your fussy baby won’t stop crying and you feel like you’re going to LOSE IT, it can be helpful to have a list of soothing techniques you can try. Most of us end up getting stuck using the same old techniques, again and again, regardless of whether they’re working or not. Following is a […]

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Disturbing Vintage Baby Ads: Remedies for Colic, Gas and Other Baby Ailments

Disturbing Vintage Baby Ads: Remedies for Colic, Gas and Other Baby Ailments

[ 0 ] 11:21 pm |

It’s hard to believe, but the following are real vintage ads for remedies for common baby ailments like colic, gas (wind), teething, rash and colds. Disturbing doesn’t even begin to describe some of these. It’s not colic, it’s insomnia! “Colic, nothing! She has insomnia!”. Personally, Bill, I think she’s just the gay type – [she […]

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This is Not the Child I Dreamt of

This is Not the Child I Dreamt of

[ 6 ] 11:56 am |

High need babies are known to ‘live out loud’. These are the babies who will let you know their displeasure the very moment their poop hits the diaper, or the second they feel their first twinge of hunger or thirst. Instead of fussing because they don’t want to go to sleep, they’ll scream bloody murder. […]

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Renae’s Story: The Power of Gratitude

Renae’s Story: The Power of Gratitude

[ 2 ] 4:28 pm |

A precious baby boy dies from complications of acute myeloid leukemia. Two days prior, he served as the best man in his parents’ wedding. The story, which likely would have brought me to tears prior to having Clara, affected me in an entirely different way as a mother. I looked down at my precious baby […]

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A Conversation on Perinatal Imprinting

A Conversation on Perinatal Imprinting

[ 1 ] 5:55 pm |

Aside from the medical and developmental scales we use to understand babies, there is a language we can learn that lets us decode exactly what babies are telling us. They have a stealth language that is designed to draw us in so that we listen very closely to what words and thoughts fail to do. […]

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Melissa’s Story: A High Need Baby After Infertility

Melissa’s Story: A High Need Baby After Infertility

[ 10 ] 10:59 am |

My husband and I turned to a fertility specialist in order to conceive our daughter. It was a heartbreaking time when all I wanted was to get pregnant and I just couldn’t. Finally, though, we conceived. My husband and I were thrilled. At last, we would be having a baby! I borrowed my sister’s What […]

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Amber’s Story: Feelings of Failure with a High Need Baby

Amber’s Story: Feelings of Failure with a High Need Baby

[ 7 ] 11:03 am |

The last thing I ever expected in life was to have a high need baby. I already had 2 gorgeous girls who were unusually happy and content so when I became pregnant with our 3rd child, my little Zachary, I guess I just expected the same. Early on in my pregnancy, I could already tell […]

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Nadine’s Story: Accepting a High Need Baby

Nadine’s Story: Accepting a High Need Baby

[ 7 ] 12:06 pm |

When I found out I was pregnant again, we knew we had a challenging time ahead of us. About two thirds through my pregnancy, we moved from Germany back to the USA and it was not just a move. My husband is in the Air Force and had to attend a three week course en route to […]

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Liwen’s Story: Running on Empty

Liwen’s Story: Running on Empty

[ 6 ] 2:19 pm |

“Sometimes I am just so tired. Actually make that most of the time. And I feel so frustrated that most moms don’t have an inkling of what it’s like to have a high need baby. I just never EVER imagined having a kid like Ethan. I love him dearly, I do. But I am just overwhelmed by […]

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