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I'm currently having this problem with my 10 week old. The doctor recommended 2 ounces of chamomile tea per day, but we have not tried it yet. It's hard to say that anything will help, but sometimes I just bundle him up in a good, warm swaddle, hold him nice n tightly against me and give him a pacifier. When the gas acts up, I give him swift pats on the ...


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You want to slow the flow of milk and/or allow the baby to control the flow better, and you can achieve this by playing with the baby's nursing position. First is to use gravity - use breastfeeding positions where the baby is higher than the nipple, like the laid-back/biological nurturing position. To give the baby more control, sit him or her upright on the ...


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I used these products on my babies, but my absolute favorite is the Made from Earth Aloe & Jojoba Lotion - which I've never even heard of until I have babies with very sensitive skin. The Made from Earth lotion is the only one I can use on their sensitive skin. I thought $20 for the bottle was expensive, but it last so long! Way longer than the bottles ...


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Here is a nice article with a guide for teething. That seems to be the most logical explanation. My kids were moderate droolers, but my nephew would soak a bib in an hour, bless his heart. Also, we did not give either of our children pacifiers, so my daughter, especially, had her hands in her mouth a lot. It worried me, but it passed once her teeth grew in. ...


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I have a son of 4 month now who usually is sucking his fingers. At first I thought it was dangerous, but as time went on I just let him be, because at first he wasn't doing that. I think over time he will learn to stop himself.


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I only have a little to add, but I had a childhood friend who was adopted, she had about 4 older siblings ( biological, but some from another marriage i think. I never got to meet them ). She was told right from the beginning she was adopted so she had faced the reality early and was quite spunky and proud, dismissive of the fact. Reading the above ...



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