Posts from December 2014

Wonder Weeks – Kelly Riolo, Ph.D.

Parenting Science: The Wonder Weeks — This theory is based on the idea that development occurs in a series of predictable “leaps” in which an infant’s understanding of the world is changed. The leaps are described as fussy periods and the book provides an explanation of what your baby may be experiencing during each […]

How Bottles Saved Breasfeeding – Kelly Riolo, Ph.D.

When I was pregnant, I knew I wanted was going to breastfeed. It wasn’t even an option. It’s what’s recommended by the CDC, AAP, and WHO. It’s natural. It’s the best. It was going to be easy. Except it wasn’t. Breastfeeding a newborn has been the most draining and exhausting parenting task I’ve faced so […]