Everyday parents call my office asking about their child’s poop. They often worry it is too hard, too soft, too much, not enough, or is not the right color. The truth is, poop is rarely just right. I have seen
1. What color should my baby’s poop be? You may think that poop should be brown, but babies produce a wide variety of colors! During the first 24 hours of life, it is thick, sticky, and brownish-black in color (meconium).
It’s 2 am. Your first night home from the hospital. The baby is crying and you’re exhausted. Is she hungry, wet, tired…aaahhh! You’ve read all the must-have parenting books. You thought you were prepared. But nothing can ever completely prepare
Babies are born hearing and are required to get a hearing test before leaving the hospital. If you have any concern once you are home with your baby reacting to sounds, contact your pediatrician. As children get older pediatricians
Changing a baby can sometimes be a difficult task when they roll all over and don’t want to lie down. The key to making this not so enjoyable task completed easily and quickly is to try to distract baby.
Giving baby a bath is a fun time for parents but bath time safety is very important. Babies can drown in just a few centimeters of water so you should never leave your infant or baby alone in the bath
Babies are born with two soft spots. One in the front which most people are aware of and one in the back. The soft spot in the back usually closes around three to four months and the one in the
Holding an infant makes many people nervous because of their wobbly head. You should have no worries if you remember when babies are born it’s important to support their neck and head. They’re not able to hold their head up
Dr. Tanya shares her expert advice on Sharecare by answering some common questions about children running fevers. Visit each question below on Sharecare for complete answers. When should I call the doctor about my child’s fever? The definition of fever
Desperate to get your baby to sleep through the night but nervous he/she may not be ready? Watch what Dr. Tanya has to say about shaping your baby’s sleeping habits with a few simple changes to your bedtime routine.