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Feeding a Fussy Baby: Causes, Challenges and Solutions

One of the most challenging aspects of having a fussy baby is feeding. Parents of fussy or high need babies often report short, unpredictable and difficult feedings, regardless of whether the baby is

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Ann’s Story: Not What I Expected

My husband I decided we were open to the idea of having a child of our own after a trip to the Shedd Aquarium with our three year old niece. She had a wonderful time looking at the fish, waited patiently

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Natasha’s Story: Two Colicky Babies

My name is Natasha and I am a postpartum/nursery nurse. I have always wanted to be a mom. When I found out I was pregnant with our first in 08′ we were thrilled. I thought I knew all there was to

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Colic & Breastfeeding

By Dr. Jack Newman Colic is one of the mysteries of nature. Nobody knows what it really is, but everyone has an opinion. In the typical situation, the baby starts to have crying spells about two to three

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Krista’s Story: In Over My Head

In the months leading up to the birth of our first child, Everly, I did enough reading, watched enough movies and talked to enough parents to know that the first few months would be a blur of sleepless

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Jeni’s Story: Breastfeeding the Fussy Baby

Breastfeeding a fussy baby is emotionally taxing because you don’t feel as if you can ever be away from her for more than an hour (or ten minutes in my case). As her only source of nourishment, I

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Amy’s Story: “Doing it all Wrong”

Conceived during Hurricane Irene and born during a major thunderstorm, my little Zoe seemed destined to have a tumultuous babyhood. The pain she gave me in the womb from her seemingly super-strength kickboxing

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Clarity, Nine Months Later

I’ve always been a people pleaser – the laid back peace making joker. The latter is more so in recent years but even so, it’s all related. So when it was time to go to my doctor 6 weeks

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Heidi’s Story: A Hard Earned Love Story

About two weeks after her birth, my husband found me within her nursery weeping in the rocker, desperately trying to get her to latch. He promptly got a bottle, handed it to me and spoke three words: “Feed

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The Colic Agenda

From the moment Tyler was out of the womb he had his own ideas, and we soon found that us even trying to do things the way that we had planned was just not going to work. It became such a frustrating time

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