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Colic: Living With It
by Penelope Leach, Ph.D.

There is no specific medicine for colic so don’t run through over-the-counter remedies. Only give medicine your pediatrician prescribes. Nothing you can do for your baby will end a colic attack until it is ready to let up anyway, but […]


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Bottle Feeding: Hygienic Precautions
by Penelope Leach, Ph.D.

Milk is an ideal breeding ground for bacteria, so if even a few get into your baby’s milk, they can multiply rapidly. That is why you need to be so much more fussy about the hygiene of your baby’s bottles […]


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Babies Who Are Only Happy When Held
by Penelope Leach, Ph.D.

New babies don’t cry to be picked up, but they often cry because they’ve been put down. The living warmth, support, and gentle movement of your body, with the sound of your heart and breathing, are much closer to what […]


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