• Why Tummy Time Is Important

    Why is Tummy Time Important?  As babies grow they reach physical milestones, like rolling, crawling, and walking. However, before babies learn to roll they must first strengthen their neck muscles and learn to lift their heads.  Learn why tummy time plays such an important role in your baby’s development. Plus, gets tips to help make tummy time better for you and your baby! What is Tummy Time?  Tummy time is the term used to describe…

  • How Much Weight Should My Baby Gain?

    Becoming a mother is one of the most exciting moments in a women’s life! Ideally, the time should be filled with excitement, happiness, and enjoyment.  However, it’s also completely normal to have feelings of overwhelm or questions and concerns that your baby is healthy and well.  Many parents want to be sure that their baby is growing and gaining an appropriate amount of weight.  How Big Are Newborns? Most full-term healthy babies are born weighing…

  • When Will My Baby Roll Over

    When Should A Baby Roll Over?  Being a new mom (or dad) is such a thrilling time in one’s life! There is so much to be excited about. But with that excitement also comes worry, sometimes.  One thing that many parents worry about is whether their baby is hitting all of their developmental milestones on track. It’s a question that comes up at all of the well-baby check-ups.  One of the first mobility milestones is…

  • Why You Need to Know About Purple Crying?

    The Period of PURPLE Crying What is Purple Crying?  Purple crying is a term used to describe a stage in normal infant development. In the past, infants that experienced periods of inconsolable crying, but were otherwise found to be healthy at check-ups, were labeled as having colic. However, with recent findings, if your baby experiences episodes of persistent crying, and are otherwise healthy, it may not be colic.  Do you all babies go through purple…

  • Colic: How Do I Know If My Baby Has Colic and How To Soothe Them

    What is Colic? Are you concerned that your baby’s fussiness is colic? Has a well-intentioned friend or relative labeled your baby as “colicky”? All babies fuss and cry. They use cries and fussing to communicate their needs. It is normal for your baby to have a period of the day where they become even fussier. This article here explains why all babies go through a fussy period. Before you label your baby as having colic,…