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Could Your Baby’s Crying Be Colic?

Could Your Baby’s Crying Be Colic?

Parenting a baby who’s always cranky is a huge challenge for a new mom or dad. What do you do when your infant is crying at 1, 2, 3 & 4 a.m. and nothing soothes him for more than a few minutes? Friends may say your baby is “colicky.” You...
Chamomile Calms

Chamomile Calms

The tea that helps you take the edge off can do the same for your baby, too. A traditional treatment for digestive flare ups and insomnia, chamomile tea can be used with your baby as a compress to ease stomach trouble. To make a compress, add two to three organic...
Warm Comfort of The Hot Water Bottle

Warm Comfort of The Hot Water Bottle

Swaddle a hot water bottle in a soft towel and you have the perfect cuddle companion for your sick child. This classic home remedy is a source of comfort and warmth when your baby has an earache, upset stomach, or chills. Follow the manufacturer’s directions on...
Oatmeal Soothes

Oatmeal Soothes

Oatmeal is good for more than a healthy breakfast. If your baby has dry, itchy skin, try a soothing oatmeal bath. To make your own oatmeal bath, grind oatmeal in a blender or food processor until it’s finely pulverized. Sprinkle a half-cup of oatmeal into the bath as...
Prunes and Poop

Prunes and Poop

There’s a reason prunes have a reputation for promoting regularity: Prunes are high in sorbitol, a type of sugar alcohol purported to have a mild laxative effect. If your baby is straining to poop and the stools are hard, try adding prunes to your feeding regimen. For...
Colic and Breastfeeding

Colic and Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Moms – might you be giving your child gas? One of the most common causes of tummy aches in babies is gas. Burping your baby can help, but so can examining your diet if you are breastfeeding. By eliminating certain foods, you might be able to curb...
Chill a Fever With Lemon

Chill a Fever With Lemon

Though fevers tend to scare parents, they are a sign that the body’s immune system is working. While a fever in babies under the age of 3 months is cause for concern, most fevers do little more than make your baby feel out-of-sorts. To help take the edge off a fever,...
Decongest with Steam

Decongest with Steam

Breathe the Steam Relief for your baby’s clogged nose and cough may also be as close as the shower. Try steaming up the bathroom to decongest little ones. If your baby has a stuffy nose, go into bathroom and steam it up. Then hold your baby in there for a while....
Decongest With Onion

Decongest With Onion

A raw, sliced onion might not be your first choice as an air freshener for baby’s room, but it can help break up congestion when she has a cold. Simply slice up an onion and place it on a plate next to the bed or crib. The good old-fashioned onion is wonderful for a...
Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion in simple terms is known as a ‘blocked nose’ or ‘stuffy nose’. This happens when there is swelling in the nasal cavity, leading to a buildup of mucus. As a result, it becomes difficult to breathe normally. This is a symptom often associated with...