Solving your child’s sleep issues is an on-going process during the early years. Very often, when things start to go well, and you are just beginning to enjoy improvements in your child’s sleep, suddenly, you’re going backwards! What’s happening with these sleep setbacks? Oh, the amazing twists and turns of parenthood! Children grow and change from day to day; they can … [Read more...] about Sleep setbacks: What you need to know
It’s remarkable, but true – your baby is born with a distinct personality that exists from the moment of birth. Babies are similar in their actions and needs, but they are not all exactly alike. Even two children born to the same parents on the same day – twins! – can be very different from each other. Your newborn baby is a unique person with likes and … [Read more...] about Whose Advice about Your Newborn Should You Trust?
During the first few years of life, your baby will have frequent visits for routine checkups and illness; so selecting a healthcare professional you trust is important. These tips and checklists can help you as you make this decision. Decide which type of healthcare provider Different types of healthcare professionals are qualified to care for your baby: A … [Read more...] about How to Choose Your Pediatrician
By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution I remember a professor in college telling the class on the very first day, “If you put the same amount of attention into sharpening your pencil as into writing your thesis, you will only succeed in making yourself a nervous wreck.” As a parent, you must deal with a million details every single day of life. If you make … [Read more...] about Is it small stuff or big stuff?
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Nap Solution ~~~ A newborn baby has a very tiny stomach, it’s the size of one miniature fist. Before birth, in the womb, babies don’t need to think about eating, their nutritional needs are continuously met — they never feel hunger. After birth, however, babies must adjust to a different reality. Hunger is a new sensation. … [Read more...] about Baby Waking Frequently? Hint: It’s Normal