Concerns

WHY IS MY BABY CLUSTER FEEDING? – ALL THE ANSWERS

WHY IS MY BABY CLUSTER FEEDING?   It is a terrible feeling, worrying that your baby is not getting enough to eat. Many new moms worry about this when their newborn eats very frequently. Very frequent feeding is called “cluster feeding.” There are different reasons for those times when it can be hard to distinguish …

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WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT BREASTFEEDING AND SIDS STATISTICS

BREASTFEEDING AND SIDS STATISTICS SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) is every new parent’s worst fear. Breastfeeding has a dramatic impact on SIDS statistics.   WHAT IS SIDS? Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of a baby that has no explanation. It occurs in children who are one month to one year old. The …

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Breastfeeding, drinking, diet and drugs

BREASTFEEDING, DIET, DRINKING AND DRUGS Happy holidays! The holiday season has officially arrived. Whether you are trimming the tree, spinning the dreidel or celebrating in some other way, you may be wondering, is it okay to raise a glass filled with an adult beverage, while munching some of those butter and sugar-laden cookies that your …

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Scales and growth charts – Making sense of them

Weight How much did the baby weigh? That is one of the first things people will ask once your baby has arrived. They may comment, upon hearing the answer, “that’s big!” or perhaps, “oh, so tiny!” I almost never hear, “sounds like the perfect weight.” As your baby grows, weight can be a source of …

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