7 practical, lifesaving tips for surviving a colicky baby

Shaken babies? I can almost understand how parents get to that point. I understand how a mother might be so sleep deprived, so angry and frustrated that she might do something so unthinkable.Of course, that doesn’t mean I excuse it.That doesn’t mean I would ever (ever!) harm my child. What it does mean is that I know that moment of dark desperation - the panic, frustration, and confusion that set in after hours of struggling to calm a fussy baby.When my daughter was born, …

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Coyuchi Muslin Swaddle Blanket

I am loving my new Coyuchi swaddle blankets.  I have a thing for baby blankets in general, but these are special.  I recently had a baby boy and received tons of blankets and clothes, 99% of them being blue with either an anchor, a whale or dog on it.  Not that there is anything wrong with that, but it's also nice to get away from those patterns and have something unique.My favorite thing about these blankets is the pattern.  I got the plaid sunwashed tangerine pattern and it's even …

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New poll: Will you follow the standard vaccine schedule for baby?

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12 baby names inspired by the holidays

Searching for the perfect baby name? Let the magic and wonder of the holidays inspire you. We’ve collected 12 options - six names for each gender - that promise to invoke the happiness of the holidays each time you call out to your little one.Boys Clement: Name your little boy after Clement Moore, the author of Twas the Night Before Christmas, and you may not only have a Christmas-lover in your home - but a budding writer as well.George: The lead character in the Christmas classic, …

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Baby naming tool tells you popularity of names over time

Baby Name Fun Facts at Your FingertipsChoosing a baby name is a big, exciting decision. Will it be James or Jaroslav? Elizabeth or Electra? Or any of the thousands of options in between? Here to help you make your decision is Vintagereprints.net, a cool — and oddly addictive — website. It shows you the popularity of any baby name, at any given moment in history.The site gives you need-to-know info in just a few seconds. Just type in the name you’re considering and …

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Wife Love your Baby More Than You?

There's a horrible dark side to having a baby. It's supposed to be a wonderful experience of joy and love, but for far too many men it marks the end of their loving relationship with their wives. New moms are appropriately wired to become obsessed with their babies, but if we just stand back in our experience of being replaced, things can become miserable. Fortunately, there is an easy fix. There are concrete steps that you can do that can lead to actually knowing more love than you've ever …

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Your room-by-room guide to organizing for baby’s arrival

When I brought my son home from the hospital, I couldn’t wait to spend time with him in his beautiful new nursery. Eventually I learned there was one major problem with my plan. It seemed as though everything I needed was in some other part of the house. I spent so much time looking for feeding journals, snacks, and ointments that I was often too tired to enjoy my baby.“After giving birth, moms are going to be in deep recovery: low on energy and sleep-deprived. Having the entire house …

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Circumcision: Is it the right decision?

Making The Cut. One dad decides whether to circumcise his newborn sonDoctor or midwife?  Natural or epidural?  The decisions that confronted my pregnant wife were overwhelming.  Still, she attacked them with aplomb, stacking baby books precariously on the nightstand and, in a stunning 14-question performance, cementing herself as the Lisa Simpson of the birthing class on the very first night.And where was I during all this?  I guess you could say I coached from the sidelines.Sure, I …

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The single mom’s guide to raising a baby

They say it takes a village to raise a child. This rings especially true for single moms. Here’s how to find the support you need to thrive in your vital new role:Unlike women getting ready to welcome home baby with a partner, single moms rely on extensive networks of friends and family to get ready for their new arrivals. And now that my daughter is 5, I realize there was a lot I could have done to prepare for single motherhood. Although most new single moms will feel alone at some …

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Baby names experts share specific advice

After I saw the first ultrasound of my son taken when he was the size of a small dot at 10 weeks, my husband and I began affectionately referring to him as “Peanut.” Although we never actually planned to name him after a groundnut, we didn’t realize we were actually trendsetters. It wasn’t until this past July—when General Hospital actor Ingo Rademacher christened his firstborn son Peanut Rademacher—that we realized we’d inadvertently chosen a hip moniker.“We depend on …

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