Unless your child is less than two months old, there is no magic number as when he or she has a fever. In newborns, fever is often the only sign of a serious bacterial infection. In that case a baby with a temperature over 100.4 needs to be evaluated as soon as possible.
In older kids, I honestly don’t have a number for fever that worries me. My primary concern is how the child is acting. I have had children with 104 degree fever running around, playing and eating well. On the other hand, I’ve seen others with a 100 degree temperature who are …
As you can imagine, so-called growth spurts are an ongoing occurrence in babies. From a few days after birth through nine months old your baby will likely experience a series of growth spurts. When your baby is growing you may notice that he or she is fussier than usual.
Also, as babies grow they become hungrier. They may want to nurse more which is a good thing for both of you since the more you nurse, the more milk your body will produce.
Here are some things to keep in mind during growth spurts:
- Keep an eye on their weight. If your child does not seem to be gaining weight or …
Due to the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 7, our schedule has changed slightly.
Below is a list of our classes and group sessions for the week of Sept 7-13.
Also, The Lactation Connection retail store will be closed on Labor Day.
Baby & Family Suites Tour – Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Breastfeeding Forum – Tuesday and Thursday
A New Beginning (Post Partum Care) – Tuesday
The Joy of Parenthood (Newborn Care) – Wednesday
Childbirth Education (All-in-a-Day Class) – Saturday and Sunday
Breastfeeding: Beyond the Basics – Sunday