Newborn Basics

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Questions & Answers

What is colic?

Colic is the medical term used to define excessive and frequent crying in an otherwise healthy infant that lasts for more than three hours a day for more than three days a week for at least a period of three weeks.
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How do I treat Cradle Cap?

How to treat Cradle Cap
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Will my baby's eyes change colour?

How to tell what colour eyes your baby may have
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Are baby wipes okay for a newborn?

Typically doctors recommend baby wipes only for babies over a month old. Prior to that time, cotton wool balls or squares moistened with warm water alone are adequate for cleaning.
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How much weight should my baby gain?

Many new mothers worry about whether their baby is gaining enough weight. Others worry their baby is putting on too much weight.
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Is soother sucking a bad habit?

How sucking a soother can affect your baby
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How do we share night time baby duties?

How to Share Night Time Duties with Partner
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Why is my baby's hair falling out?

Newborn's hair is falling out.
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