Newborns Babies

Baby Colic Symptoms and Causes

What is colic in infants? Infantile colic, commonly referred to as baby colic, is a distressing condition that most often occurs in babies between 2 weeks to 4 months of age. The exact cause of baby colic is unknown although a myriad of contributing factors and possible causes have been identified. However, none can be >> Read More ...

Gassy Baby | Symptoms, Signs, Prevention and Treatment

Although a baby cannot express the symptoms like nausea, stomach ache and cramps associated with excessive gastrointestinal gas, it is only logical to assume that the level of discomfort expressed by crying is related to these sensations. Gas problems in babies are not just a uncomfortable experience for the child but due >> Read More ...

Baby Gas Problems – Causes in Newborns and Infants

Excess gastrointestinal gas in babies is a common phenomenon and in most cases, it is not a sign of a digestive problem. Gas buildup in the gut may present with signs like excessive belching, flatulence, abdominal distension (bloating) and crying. Baby Gas Problems – Causes Gas accumulation or production within the gut >> Read More ...

Common Breastfeeding Problems for Mother and Baby

Breastfeeding is an essential practice for at least the first few months of a baby’s life. While many women opt not to breastfeed either due to career obligations or for cosmetic reasons, some women are unable to breastfeed despite the willingness to do so. A number of problems with breastfeeding may either >> Read More ...

Causes of Skin Rashes in Newborn Babies, Infants

Newborn babies can develop various types of skin rashes, caused by many different factors. Most are harmless and resolve spontaneously but others can be dangerous and may even be life-threatening for the baby. Causes of Skin Rash in Newborn Babies A rash is a reaction of the skin due to any cause, such as : Infection – >> Read More ...

Baby Stem Cells, Umbilical Cord Blood Pros and Cons

JRush Asked : I am having a C-section in about 7 weeks and was considering stem cell banking for my baby. I have not spoken to my obstetrician as yet but after discussing it with many of my friends who turned down the option, I am in two minds about it. I have heard that new technology means that cells can be turned into >> Read More ...
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