Discipline for Infants: Can I Really Train My Baby?

This post is the first in a series on discipline for children in three different stages: Infants from birth to one year, 12-24 months, and pre-schoolers. Holding your newborn in your arms, you can hardly imagine that helpless little person ever needing discipline. Especially if you aren’t exactly sure what discipline is. What Is Discipline, […]

When My Baby Keeps Crying

“Can’t you keep your baby quiet?” She actually said that to me. I was doing the best I could. But nothing was working. So I walked outside with my baby screaming and my tears streaming—and felt like a terrible mommy. But I wasn’t. And when it’s your baby crying, don’t let someone make you feel […]

Is My Baby Sick? Ear Infections, Fevers, Colds and Flu

It’s one of the worst feelings in the world: Your baby seems sick and you want to make him feel better. But how sick is he? Should you treat him at home? Call your doctor? Go to the emergency room? At Choices Pregnancy Center, we want you to feel confident in your decisions for your […]

What is PURPLE Crying?

Babies cry and we, as parents, want to make them feel better and soothe their crying.  So, why does it seem that babies go through a period in their life where they cry for no particular reason and nothing seems to make them feel better?  The answer may be: the period of PURPLE crying. The term […]

Staying Calm When You Don’t Feel Calm

Your baby cries. That is normal.  Yet, when your baby cries for long periods of time it can be very frustrating for you and create feelings of anger or resentment towards your baby.  It is important to remember that these feelings are normal and that most people have gone through a time where they have felt that […]