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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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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

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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

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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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Surefire New Strategy To Calm a Fussy Baby?

One more trick to try when your baby’s crying…who doesn’t need that?! I came across this video clip today from pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics. It shows the

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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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