Newborn

Shaken Baby Syndrome

There is sound advice available on what to do if you are at your breaking point when caring for an infant. Most commonly, we are told to place the baby in a safe place, like a crib, and walk away from the situation. A baby is much better off crying in the crib than being subject to your frustration.

Your New Baby

Your challenge? Learning everything about your baby when he was delivered without an owner's manual -- and as soon as you figure it out, he changes! Renegotiating your entire life. Here's a parent's gameplan.

Colic

You may have heard the term colic applied to any baby who cries a great deal. Not all crying babies have colic, but all colicky babies cry and they cry hard. They may stiffen their little bodies, or curl up as if in pain.

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