5 Easy Tips to Help Your Reflux Baby

By Let Mommy Sleep. November 14, 2013

To help with reflux in babies, it is best to know what it is. Reflux is a backward flow of the contents of the stomach into the esophagus that causes heartburn.

Reflux is one of the most common conditions newborns face and is often caused by the esophageal sphincter valve not being fully developed. This causes milk to come back up the esophagus through the throat and causes baby to spit up and vomit. Reflux can be upsetting, alarming, and painful to babies. When the contents of the stomach come back up, it is usually mixed with some stomach acid, which creates a burning sensation.

Problems and Solutions for Baby Monitor Smartphone Apps

By Let Mommy Sleep. November 4, 2013

In this digital age of parenting, baby monitor apps for smartphones are quickly gaining ground, but are they safe? One story from the DailyTech shares how a baby monitor was hacked and the perpetrator swore at the child! The main concern with anything wireless is that the signal can be sniffed and, because of default passwords or other carelessness, the miscreant can hijack the signal and view all the traffic on the network.  Here are some simple things you can do to ensure the security of your little one:

Reflux or Gassy Baby? It could actually be Tongue Tie!

By Let Mommy Sleep. October 16, 2013

While there are four types of tongue-tie in babies, tongue-tie –or baby being born with a slightly limited range of motion in the tongue- is rarely serious.  Additionally, it is much more common than generally thought.  And while tongue-tie is typically very easy to fix, it does lead to frustrating feeds because baby is not able to get a strong latch on breast or bottle.