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Aug
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comment 9 Month old vomiting for the first time when waking up in morning then acts normal
Remembering back a year ago when this happened to us I realized that it happened on a Saturday. Otherwise I would have called the pediatricians because the nurses staff the phone during office hours and turn it over to the doctors if need be. Thankfully we didn't end up needing it as our daughter was 100% normal in about 24 hours.
Aug
29
answered Where is the best place to find another family for a nanny share?
Aug
28
answered 9 Month old vomiting for the first time when waking up in morning then acts normal
Aug
27
comment Acting different for mom
Related: parenting.stackexchange.com/questions/7701/…
Aug
27
comment 8-month old terrified of new caretakers
For some kids it doesn't matter how long they are with a person, they won't warm up enough to want to be held as long as their primary caregivers are around. My daughter is that way.
Aug
27
comment Non-alcoholic treatment, medicines, or remedies for infant colic
Since no one else has said it, I will. Before you do any home remedies to be administered orally please check with a doctor, since some things in so called "colic remedies" aren't necessarily known to be safe. They aren't known to be unsafe either, just not known in general.
Aug
27
answered 8-month old terrified of new caretakers
Aug
27
comment What harm is porn?
Regarding your last question, you can determine with your child's or children's other parent if you want to do that based on the answers. With regard to anyone else's kids, never tell a kid not to tell their parents something. Kids should never, ever be taught to keep secrets from their parents.
Aug
26
comment Our infant was sleeping through the night, but at 5 months old started waking up in the middle of the night; is this from starting to dream?
@KeithS - my almost 18 mo. seems to get that way when overtired and always has from when she was about 3 mo.
Aug
23
comment How do I get my toddler to sleep by himself?
Rather than leaving him clueless why, why not explain it? Perhaps make up a little book, or just discuss it for the 3 days in advance. An almost 2.5 year old can understand an awful lot and a reminder at the moment "Remember, Daddy's leaving now and you are sleeping here. I will come if you need me," will drive it home.
Aug
22
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Aug
22
answered Acting different for mom
Aug
22
revised How can we be sure our infant has colic rather than another issue?
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Aug
22
comment Non-alcoholic treatment, medicines, or remedies for infant colic
Did you try the colic hold or Harvey Karp's soothing techniques?
Aug
22
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Aug
22
revised How can we be sure our infant has colic rather than another issue?
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Aug
22
comment How can we be sure our infant has colic rather than another issue?
got it, thanks. For some reason I thought most parents knew the second definition, but that might be because my pediatrician was so careful to explain it, and also because as the author of the linked question I did a LOT of research.
Aug
22
answered How can we be sure our infant has colic rather than another issue?
Aug
22
comment How can we be sure our infant has colic rather than another issue?
I believe that the definition of colic, as provided by my daughter's pediatrician, is unexplained crying for 3 hours or more at a time 3 or more days a week for over 3 weeks. Basically if your child is crying regularly and it's not reflux, MSPI, or bad parenting then it's colic.
Aug
20
comment Why do humans require assistance in childbirth so frequently?
@MiaClarke - your answer itself may be intended to be written in a neutral manner, but the article you linked to is as biased as the blog posts on statistics of homebirth deaths under care of a direct-entry midwife, which does reflect on your answer. A source such as Lamaze International, which still has a bias but tries fairly hard to look at the evidence and speculates a lot less than the source you linked, might help improve your answer.