fussy baby

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Raise your hand if you are or have been a new parent who is surprised at how hard it is to get your newborn baby to fall asleep and stay asleep. I thought newborns were like a loaf of bread, you carry them around and they’re cute and squishy and they just sort of…fall asleep […]

baby sleep power tools part 1
everything you want to know about swaddling blankets
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Talking about swaddling blankets is a lot like talking about cutting toenails. Neither is very likely to get you invited to the next cocktail party. But you can’t blog about how critical swaddling is without also talking about swaddling blankets. What are other people using? Which ones work best? Or don’t work at all? So, […]

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Sometime between 4 months and 2 years of age your baby will get 20 new teeth. So if the eruption of each new tooth causes you 3-5 sleepless nights, then you can expect to have about 100 bad nights due to teething. Wahoo! Actually compared to other baby sleep stumbling blocks, teething is relatively benign […]

getting your baby to take their medicine
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If your baby is of the human variety you have probably noticed that getting them to take medicine is quite the challenge. This is especially true if the medicine in question is Zantac or some other drug that tastes like gasoline, licorice, or feet. Newborn babies who have not yet mastered the ability to get […]

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Every once in a while your baby’s sleep will mysteriously become a disastrous mess. At the same time your baby will become really fussy which is either the cause or result of the sleep deprivation. The slender thread of normalcy you’ve been clinging to will disappear and you will stumble into the void of parenting […]

fussing and crying during sleep regression
Does your baby have reflux?
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Sometimes a baby is generally miserable and rarely sleeps because some babies are like that. And sometimes it’s because they have reflux. If you suspect you’re dealing with reflux it’s time to talk to your pediatrician. However your pediatrician won’t be able to make a definitive diagnosis without doing something invasive (like an endoscopy which […]

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Babies love white noise. Let’s start with looking at it from baby’s perspective. They’ve just spent their entire life in the womb. And the womb is deafeningly loud. It is just slightly less loud than a lawnmower. Loud is normal to a baby. Life outside the womb is uncomfortably quiet. White noise sounds like “home” […]

Baby Sleeps Through the Night
Baby with spitup or vomit
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So your baby cries. What baby doesn’t? What, he spits up a lot too? Welcome to life with babies. Crying and spitup is not a problem. Unless it is. Happy Spitters Babies spit up. Some even spit up with such force that it flies across the room. They may spitup so much that it can […]

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