How Can I Tell When My Baby Is Tired?

Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series “The Short Answer.” Pediatrician Maureen Ahmann, DO, explains how to tell if your baby is tired or fussing for another reason.

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Should You Let Your Baby ‘Cry It Out’?

There she is, your beautiful baby. Her eyes are finally closing as her chest begins to rise and fall. And then what seems like split second later, she’s up, and she’s crying. Again. Should you use the cry it out method? Experts say there is something more moderate you could try: graduated extinction. Watch to learn more.

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From the Jar or Blender: Which Baby Food Is Best?

The debate continues on whether homemade baby food is better than commercially produced food. Most moms have been in on the conversation at some point, whether or not they still have a 6- to 9-month-old. “Both types of food have pros and cons,” says Mona Rifka, MD, pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital. Baby food … Read More