From teething to colic, we all need a little baby health advice sometimes. Some small problems can be quite a concern when you don't know what you're up against. Firstly let me say if you have any doubts or concerns over any aspect of your baby's health, you should seek professional medical advice.
Nobody knows your baby like you do, and if you think there is a problem, you should get medical advice as soon as possible.
A while ago there was a lot of controversy about new mothers being 'over the top' about high temperatures, rashes etc. I cannot stress enough that doctors do not think this way. Doctors are there to diagnose any health problems that your baby may have,and give advice should you need it. Never ever postpone a trip to the doctors just because you think they will call you an overbearing mother!
Ok, that out of the way, there can also be alot of niggley problems, where you just need that little bit of baby health advice. I have experienced many of these problems with my two children, and although what worked for my children, will not necessarily work for yours, it may give you some ideas to try out yourself.
A very annoying and persistent problem can be
This can make your baby miserable and very sore. Don't let her suffer.
Teething can be another aggravating issue that needs a little understanding. It can be associated with multitude of other health problems, but are they linked? What are the best teething remedies available.
A crying baby is always a worry. If you've done the hunger, nappy, tiredness eliminations, then does your baby have a temperature? If so then your best idea is to seek medical advice, especially in very young babies. Click here for general advice on how to calm a crying baby.
Colic is a nasty little problem in babies. Both of my babies suffered from colic. It can lead to prolonged crying bouts, tension in the family life, and lack of sleep for the baby and family members. Here are some colic symptoms and colic remedies.
Feeding - bottle or breast, there is no right or wrong choice, but here are a few facts on both choices, Bottle or breast?
Sleep... ahhh if only! Sleep is a very common topic amongst new mothers and mothers with new babies. If your baby has you up many times in the night, you are not alone... click here
Autism is a word that strikes fear into the heart of many parents. If you think that your baby may not be developing as she should, here are the things to look for: Early autism symptoms. And more information about autism in babies. Doctors will not usually make a diagnosis for autism until your child is around 2 years old. There are some characteristics of autism that you may notice as your child gets older.
There are plenty of resources that offer baby health advice on the internet, but please follow one simple rule. If you are at all worried about any aspect of your babies health always seek professional medical advice. Never leave your baby to suffer with a problem, that could be dealt with quickly & easily by a trip to the doctors.
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