Talking About the Unmentionable

I’d like to talk about shaken baby syndrome.  I want to bring out into the open the bad things that can happen when your gorgeous bundle of newborn joy… just isn’t joyful.  I know that its taboo, that it may feel like ‘tempting fate’… but I believe that the consequences of not talking about it are even scarier. 

 

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The Very Latest on Probiotics

The latest study on probiotics was published yesterday (1st April 2014), but sadly it wasn’t an April Fools joke.  It appears to dash the hopes previously held for probiotics as a treatment for infant colic.  This Australian based study of 167 breast-fed and formula fed infants found that the group of colicky babies that received the probiotics actually cried MORE than the control group.  So what gives?!

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