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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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Is It Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) or High Needs?

High need babies are known for their sensitivity and intensity. High needs is a continuum, of course, but most high need babies tend to fall on the high end of the scale when it comes to these two traits. Because

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10 Innovative New Products For Fussy Babies

I’m super excited about this post!!! I’m regularly asked which products I recommend for fussy, colicky and high need babies and toddlers. As you may have noticed, there are many products that

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DIY Sleep Training Resources for High Need Babies

Let’s get real: hiring a sleep consultant can be expensive. While I personally believe a good sleep consultant (one who knows high need babies) is worth every penny, I know not everyone can swing

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How To Handle Sleep Regressions With Your High Need Baby

By Nicole Johnson, Founder and Lead Consultant of The Baby Sleep Site® Sleep regressions are no joke, man. A sleep regression can cause even the best sleeper to suddenly take too-short naps (or skip

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Driving With a Hysterical Traveller

I hate leaving the house. It is almost as bad as staying home.  Some days I honestly don’t know which is worse. When we stay home Lillian tends to be fussier than when are out in public. But driving

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High Need Baby Survey Results [Free Report]

Earlier this year, over 1,400 of our parents participated in a survey on The Fussy Baby Site. I wanted to get answers to questions like: Does having a stressful pregnancy or labor result in having a high

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