Changing Your Newborn’s Diaper

Changing Your Newborn’s Diaper

“Dr. Linda, I’m due in 2 weeks. Which type of newborn diaper should I use? Can you give me some tips on how to change my newborn’s diaper?” When deciding which type of newborn diaper to use you may want to consider convenience, cost and how the...
Tips to Avoid Having a Gassy Newborn

Tips to Avoid Having a Gassy Newborn

“Dr. Linda, my baby burps really well but she still passes a lot of gas. Is there anything I can do for her?” The baby in this question is probably making excessive amounts of gas either as a result of her diet or as a byproduct of her intestinal flora.   Gas in your...
Burping Your Gassy Newborn

Burping Your Gassy Newborn

Dr. Linda, my son is really hard to burp! Should I worry? Burping gets rid of the air bubbles your baby swallows during a feed. In last weeks blog, we talked about how these air bubbles can get trapped in your baby’s tummy and cause spit up. Sometimes there are...
Tips to Help With A Gassy Newborn

Tips to Help With A Gassy Newborn

“Dr. Linda, I have a very gassy newborn. She is 8 days old and passes a lot of gas, sometimes it seems to hurt her. Am I doing anything wrong?”   All newborn babies have gas. Some newborns have more problems with gassiness than others depending on how much...