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Getting Through The Fussy Stage: A Story Of Hope

Editor’s note: Special thanks to Leslee Harrington for sharing her story of hope with us! My son James was born November 13, 2014 at 39 weeks. He was a planned Cesarean since he was breech.  I

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You Are Enough

When you have a baby who is rarely happy or content, it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. It can lead you to start questioning every decision you make, just in case it’s

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7 Tips For Flying With A Fussy Baby

  Taking a high need baby or toddler on an airplane can be an utterly overwhelming prospect. High need kids tend to have intense emotional needs that require constant attention. They cry more and

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Top Products For Fussy Babies [Survey Results]

It’s been estimated that parents spend around $12,000 on baby-related expenses during a child’s first year. Of course, a large chunk of that amount includes formula, diapers and an allotment

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A Parents’ Guide To A High Need Baby: 8 Ways To Stay Sane

Having a high need baby can be overwhelming. These are the babies who seem to hate sleep, never seem to be content, and require a LOT of patience from their parents. They are intense and can easily push

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Sammy’s First Christmas

Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. Being with family, eating decadent food, playing in the snow (the rare time we get it here in Vancouver)…these are the things I look forward to

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The High Need Baby Fact Sheet

I frequently hear from parents of high need babies who say their family and friends just don’t understand. They’re often told things like: “High need”? Ha! All babies have needs! If

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Top 10 Survival Tips For Parents of High Need Babies

Note: This post was recently written by one of the moms in our private Facebook group. I couldn’t have said it better myself! This is shared here with her permission.  So in these past short 3

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What Makes A Baby High Need?

This is a question that many parents of high need babies struggle with. They want to understand why their child is so fussy, discontent and unpredictable. They think that if they can pin down the cause,

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3 Research-Backed Ways To Help Your High Need Baby Sleep

In a recent survey, I asked parents of high need babies about sleep. Based on what I’ve heard from parents over the past nine years of running this site, I felt quite confident in being able to predict

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