Physical Problems

Why is baby crying? As a loving parent, its uspetting to hear your precious baby cry.  Your natural response will be to try to placate her cries.  However, if you finding it difficult to identify the cause of her distress, this makes the task of soothing her so much more difficult. This article describes common reasons why physically well babies cry. 
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What Causes Baby Diarrhea If your baby's stools suddenly become more frequent and more watery, she may have diarrhea.  There are many causes of diarrhea.  Find out how to tell if your baby has diarrhea, what may have caused it, and what you can do to ease her discomfort.
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Reflux Are you worried that your baby is suffering as a result of acid reflux?  There are ways to tell.  This article explains the difference between normal spitting up and acid reflux, which babies are likely to spit up and those at risk of acid reflux, diagnostic tests to check for acid reflux and medical and non-medical treatments.
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Colic If your baby is often tense, cries furiously for hours on end in the evenings and is unable to be soothed, you might have been told its “colic”.  Finding an effective solution for your baby’s distress relies on pinpointing the cause.  Learn what colic is and what its not, and the different theories on cause.
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Lactose Overload Lactose overload is common but poorly recognized problem.  Symptoms are typically misdiagnosed as colic, reflux, milk allergy or intolerance.  If you have a gassy, irritable newborn, you won’t want to miss this article.
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Lactose Intolerance in Babies There are lots of misunderstandings about lactose intolerance in babies.  This often results in needless weaning of breastfed babies and formula changes.  Find out about lactose intolerance, the symptoms and who is affected.
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Milk Allergy versus Milk Intolerance If baby is often irritable, and also displays signs of tummy toubles, milk allergy and intolerance is often suspected as the cause. Breastfeeding mothers restrict their diets and formula-fed babies' formula is switch... often multiple times.  Understanding the difference between allergy and intolerance could spare your baby from a trial and error process as…
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Milk Allergy Vomiting, diarrhea, a rash, breathing problems, and lack of weight gain may be signs that your baby has a food allergy.  Read about the symptoms, the foods most likely to cause an allergic reaction in babies and young children, and how food allergies are diagnosed and treated.
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Milk Intolerance If your baby is gassy, cranky, and passes loose stools, you might worry that he is not tolerating his baby formula, or reacting to something in you have eaten.  Find out what the symptoms of intolerance are, foods and food chemicals that cause intolerance, and how to manage this problem. 
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Pain When a baby screams in distress for no obvious reason, pain is typically blamed.  But babies can become distressed for reasons other than pain.  This article explains how you to tell if your baby is in pain.
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