Nasal congestion is very common in babies and children. It usually isn't serious. But a stuffy nose can be very upsetting for a baby, especially at feeding and sleep times. Discover the various reasons for nasal congestions and what you can do to reduce your baby’s frustration.
If your baby is dehydrated, it means she's losing too much fluid or not taking enough in. Depending on degree, dehydration can be a life-threating condition. Learn how to prevent dehydration in babies, how to spot dehydration, how to treat it and when to get medical help.
Milk flows with force out of your baby’s mouth. Is she vomiting or refluxing? Many babies are said to be vomiting when they are in fact refluxing. Its helpful to know the difference as the cause and treatment differs. Find out how to recognize the difference, what causes vomiting and when a vomiting baby needs to see a doctor.
As a new parent you might be surprised by how much gas your newborn baby passes. If your baby has crying attacks, you might worry that the two are connected. Discover why your baby is gassy, if gas discomfort is likely to cause crying, and how to prevent and relieve any discomfort.
Constipation is a common problem when babies are formula-fed and when they start eating solid food. Straining is typical newborn behavior that is often mistaken as a sign of constipation. Find out how to tell if your baby is constipated, why it might happen, and what you can do about it.
If your baby is gassy, cranky, and passes loose stools, you might worry that he is not tolerating his baby formula, or reacting to something in you have eaten. Find out what the symptoms of intolerance are, foods and food chemicals that cause intolerance, and how to manage this problem.