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The Windi Instructions

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The Windi Instructions2019-02-04T20:41:12-06:00

Newborn Rashes

Cradle Cap Your baby may develop a yellowish scaly crust on her/her scalp, eyebrows, ears, and/or face. When it happens on the scalp, it’s called cradle cap and when it happens elsewhere, it’s called seborrheic dermatitis. It is not infectious, is usually asymptomatic, and is mostly a cosmetic problem. It will resolve on its [...]

Newborn Rashes2017-06-28T11:26:41-06:00

Weird Stools, Diaper Stains, and Constipation

Weird Stools Your baby’s stools will probably change in color, softness, and frequency from time to time.  Also, different babies have different bowel habits.  Some have a stool with every feeding; others may have one stool every few days.  The consistency and color varies from day to day. When you come home from the [...]

Weird Stools, Diaper Stains, and Constipation2019-12-12T16:59:49-06:00

Car Safety

Car Safety Seat Guidelines Age Type of Seat General Guideline Infants Infant-only and rear-facing convertible All infants should always ride in a rear-facing seat until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their care safety seat manufacturer.  Most convertible seats have limits that will allow children to ride rear facing for 2 years [...]

Car Safety2021-04-29T10:45:15-06:00

Teething, Brushing Teeth, and Bathing

Teething Most babies start teething at six to seven months.  A few early birds begin at three to four months, and a few babies will begin at ten to twelve months.  Do not worry if the teeth come in late.  While the majority of babies aren’t troubled by the teething process, some get irritable, [...]

Teething, Brushing Teeth, and Bathing2021-04-28T12:43:21-06:00

Swaddling Your Baby

Improper swaddling may lead to hip dysplasia or developmental dysplasia of the hip.  When in the womb the baby’s legs are in a fetal position with the legs bent up and across each other.  Sudden straightening of the legs to a standing position can loosen the joints and damage the soft cartilage of the [...]

Swaddling Your Baby2017-06-28T11:36:06-06:00

Crying

Crying Ways that tiny babies can communicate are limited.  Crying is one of them.  Crying is how your baby makes their needs known and their displeasure felt.  Most parents quickly learn to identify whether their baby is crying from hunger, restlessness, pain, anger, or some other reason.  Many babies go through unexplainable fussy periods [...]

Crying2017-06-28T11:36:10-06:00

Diaper Rash

The two most common causes of diaper rash are: Chemical irritation (stool/diarrhea and urine) – This rash is usually most prominent in the area where the buttocks contact the diaper. The skin can be just reddened or severely broken down to look like a rug burn and even ulcerated. Yeast – This rash is [...]

Diaper Rash2019-10-11T21:25:12-06:00