The Fussy Baby Site
Shares

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Colic

I first encountered colic (briefly) when I was a young teenager. One of my first babysitting jobs involved watching three kids, one of whom had colic. That was a LONG night! My next real encounter was

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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,

Continue reading

New Research Says Cry It Out (CIO) Doesn’t Cause Harm

According to new research out of Flinders University in Australia, the cry it out (CIO) method of sleep training does not lead to emotional problems or attachment issues in babies. Researchers worked

Continue reading

Colic Diaries: A Real Mom’s Story

*This post was originally published on the Colief Infant Drops blog. This is a sponsored post, meaning I have been compensated for writing it. However, the experiences and opinions below are 100% my own.  Colic

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading