I feel like a failure when I have two crying babies. I did not plan to have two children right now and I certainly never wanted to have infants so close in age, but things happen. I have an (almost) adopted 2 month old daughter and a 6 month old foster daughter. There is a MORE »
The latest (not entirely reassuring) research on colic MORE »
If your child has colic, you may be wondering not only how to help – but how to survive. Don’t worry. Babble’s information and advice can help you get through this rough parenting patch. Our Newborn Care Guide’s Crying and Colic section offers you an overview. You can also scan other Babble stories to find out the latest research on colic, get five great tips for surviving colic, and hear from a parent whose son had colic and who survived to report back. Be assured: You can survive your child’s colicky period, too. Honest.
Recently I visited a friend of mine with a new little one. Her new baby boy was nine weeks old and one of the cutest little things I had seen. But when I saw him start crying, and keep crying, I had a flashback to my daughter’s newborn days. I looked at my friend and MORE »
After trying out over 10 different varieties of bottles, these are our favorites!
Just one day after I talked about how the incline of the Fisher Price Rock n' Play Newborn Sleeper has been incredibly successful in getting our daughter to sleep despite her acid reflux, it gets recalled.
Acid Reflux is awful. See just how I have managed and survived it having children with acid reflux. And yes, I actually got sleep!
We've been having lots of trouble with Harlow sleeping— she has acid reflux so after she eats, she's highly distressed and I can't just put her back to bed. One month in and I was quickly going mad. When I started snapping at everyone around me, including Mazzy, I knew I needed to get help.
If you have one baby with colic then you probably have 19 people telling you what’s causing it (and another 14 telling you how to cure it). The bad news is that they’re all probably wrong. But the good news is that the real cause might have been recently uncovered, and by people with more MORE »
While there’s no question that a colicky infant can seem to bring about a migraine-like headache in adults, there is new research indicating that colic may be an early sign of actual migraines. A child neurologist at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine said at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting MORE »
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