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A Possible Treatment Or Cure For Colic?

Could we be getting closer to a treatment or cure for colic? I was interviewed recently for a Huffington Post article, Science Has Maybe Found a Way to Help Colicky Babies (Please, Fingers Crossed). The

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Is My Baby Colicky or High Needs?

One of the tricky parts of running this site is constantly trying not to scare new parents into thinking their colicky baby is going to turn into a ‘high need’ baby! If you’re new to

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Rare Causes of Infant Fussiness

Before you read this post, please be assured that the following conditions are extremely rare. In my 7 years of running this site, I’ve only heard from a handful of parents whose babies have been

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Does H. Pylori Bacteria Cause Colic?

New research suggests a possible link. A small study conducted in rural Gizan, Saudi Arabia, tested 55 patients with infant colic. Of the 55 infants, who were between the ages of 2 weeks and 4 months,

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The 9 Causes of Colic, Fussiness, High Need Behaviour and the Spirited Temperament

*Please note: This entire post is TONGUE IN CHEEK. I figured I better state that up front before I receive any more hate mail 😉 Great news! Having run The Fussy Baby Site for 5 years, I’ve had

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When is Fussiness a Concern?

One of the most common discussions in my pediatric practice is what to do when your infant is fussy. Most healthy babies will reach their peak fussiness between 4 and 6 weeks of age. Because I have a large

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Period of Purple

Recent research by Dr. Ronald Barr indicates that increased crying in the first 5 months of life is much more likely to signal a developmental stage, rather than a physical problem. The study indicates

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Gas Pain

Many parents report that their baby’s crying seems to be caused by gas. This theory is supposedly confirmed when parents notice a slightly distended belly, or when gas is released after burping or

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Why is my baby fussy?

Obviously there isn’t going to be one magic answer to this question. What makes one baby cry may not even phase another baby. And what makes one baby fuss, may make another baby shriek. This is the

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