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Calming Your Fussy Baby: A Primer

As an addendum to my earlier “Colic Primer” I thought maybe it would be helpful to provide some really tangible ideas to try to help navigate the stressful days of colic beyond just saying “Try it

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How to Wear a Fussy Baby

Do you wear your baby? Parents of fussy, colicky and high need babies often report that their babies do best when they’re being carried or held. Although at first they may resist (strongly) being

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Fisher Price Aquarium Cradle Swing Review

*Edited to add: The Fisher Price Aquarium Cradle Swing is no longer available for sale, however Fisher Price makes a wide variety of cradle swings with the same functionality as the Aquarium Swing. See

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A Mom’s Colic Primer

My daughter screamed, on average, 20 hours a day, for four months. Forty-five minute increments were her regular stretches of sleep. My husband and I would high-five if we got an hour and a half stretch. She

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The Happiest Baby on the Block

Dr. Harvey Karp’s techniques are based on the theory that babies are essentially born 3 months too soon (the ‘Fourth Trimester’). When they were in utero they were used to being ‘held’ 24 hours

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Treatments for Colic

Current Medical Treatments for ‘Colic’ I hope at this point, you are not holding out hope for the ‘old school’ treatments for colic that are still being recommended (sometimes even by doctors).

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