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Category Archives for High Need Babies

The Myth Of “You Made Him That Way”

Do you ever wonder if you caused your baby’s fussiness or high need behaviours? If so, you’re not alone. When you see other people’s babies sitting contentedly in the stroller, or sleeping

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Merry Christmas to Us!!! Rock ‘n Play Has Gone Automated

Someone on our Facebook group shared this today with the caption: Oh Joy to the World! 🙂 I couldn’t wait to share it with you. This is perhaps the most popular product used around these parts

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Resources for High Needs Babies

You may find yourself a bit perplexed at some of the terminology you’ve seen used throughout this site; terms like colic, high need (high needs) and spirited. There are many possible situations or

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Heidi’s Story: Planning For The “Perfect” Baby

God started preparing me for my son ten years ago when I landed in a job working at the WIC (women, infant, and child) program as a nutritionist and they sent me for training to become certified as lactation

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Kimberly’s Story: How to Survive with a High Need Baby

I write this story as my 10 month old daughter sleeps quietly in her crib. She is sleeping alone, in her room, self-soothing, and for more than 20 minutes. I write this story as a survivor. That is

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You’re Not Letting Me Have the Happy Home I Wanted (A Letter to My High Need Child)

To my darling high need child: Before I start, let me emphasize that I love you more than life itself. I would do anything for you, and wouldn’t trade you for anything in the world. BUT…….. The

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Meg’s Story: An Invitation to Meet Colicky, High Need and Spirited Moms Near You

Becoming a mom is amazing. BUT. Why does there always have to be a “but” attached to something good? Well, as with any major life change, becoming a mom can come with growing pains… and pretty tough

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A Brief History of The Fussy Baby Site

I can’t remember the exact moment I decided to start The Fussy Baby Site, but I know it was when Sammy was 5 months old (5 months old!!!) and my daughter was almost 3. The first months were filled

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The 2 Products You Must Have to Help Your Fussy Newborn Sleep

I can hear sleep consultants all over the world gasping and saying, “Don’t recommend PRODUCTS for helping babies sleep…those are SLEEP PROPS!!!”. Well, I guess the 2 products I’m

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Kimberly’s Story: Single and Unemployed with a High Need Baby

Before giving birth to my son I had never heard of a ‘high need’ (HN) baby. In fact, even in the months after giving birth to my son I didn’t hear the term. It wasn’t until one

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