Roughly one out of five babies in the U.S. suffers from colic, and a mom can feel desperate for answers when her infant wails nonstop. The Colic Chronicles offers sweet comfort that she's not alone, not losing her mind, and not a bad mother-on the contrary, she should win an award! As a mom who survived the colic wars, author Tara Kompare dishes out tried-and-true tips, from how to quell the desire to tackle mommy “know-it-alls” in the checkout line; to mom self-care (e.g. showering and eating in peace); to trying a host of colic-calming strategies. With short, breezy chapters-easy to read during baby's blessed, rare snoozes-this book brims with humor and vital information, sure to be a lifesaver for countless mothers.
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Tara Kompare, Pharm.D., is a pharmacist and the mother of two girls. Her children's healthcare column, “Medicine Mom,” appears online and in select periodicals. She lives in Seaford, Virginia, with her family.