Common Questions in the Early Weeks

Sleepy babies

Sleepy Babies at

Wondering about baby poop? (yes, everyone does!)

What Are Baby’s Stools Supposed to Look Like and How Often Should Baby Wet? by Paula Yount

What if baby’s stools are consistently green? by Paula Yount

The Diaper Diary. by Kay Hoover, M Ed, IBCLC and Barbara Wilson-Clay, BS, IBCLC. Check out the photos.

The Importance of Newborn Stool Counts by Denise Bastien, from Leaven, Vol. 33 No. 6, December 1997-January 1998, pp. 123-6.

What causes blood in baby’s stool? @

Diaper Rash and other rashes

Diaper Rash by William Sears, MD

Diaper Rash from

Diaper Dermatitis from

Go ‘under cover’ to get to the bottom of painful diaper rash by Rochelle Nataloni

Baby Acne from

Diapers/Diaper Rash from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Is your baby nursing all the time?

See Frequent Nursing

Should baby be on a schedule?

Scheduling Feeds by Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC

Right On Cue: Can You Breastfeed on a Schedule? by Gwen Morrison

Chang SR, Chen KH. Demand feeding for healthy premature newborns: a randomized crossover study. J Formos Med Assoc. 2004 Feb;103(2):112-7.

Other common concerns

Colic in the Breastfed Baby by Jack Newman, MD

Tips for Handling Separation Anxiety by Paula Yount

Tips for juggling a newborn & toddler @

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