Normal Newborn Behaviors

Newborn babies have some interesting noises and behaviors that may leave parents wondering, “is that normal?” Many of these “normal” newborn behaviors are due to reflexes that they have. If you are ever worried about your baby, the best thing to do is always to ask your pediatrician. Don’t be shy, chances are many other parents have asked these same questions. Here are some common and “normal” behaviors that you may see your newborn do during the first few months of life.

Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

Every mother's emotional reaction to the birth and care of their baby is a unique and personal experience. Just like any physical and emotional process we go through in life, every woman and mother will react differently. It is important to have an understanding of what emotions are normal after delivery, but also the ability for you and family to recognize when certain emotions such as sadness and anxiety become extreme and might interfere with your ability to care for yourself or your family.

Mother’s Day Interview: Ashley Robinson

Meet Ashley Robinson, co-founder and COO of Tranquilo, Inc., which makes a vibrating mat that helps soothe babies. Ashley has a five month old son, Luca, so she is clear-eyed about how hard it can be for parents to bond with a fussy baby. She knows first-hand just how valuable a soothing tool can be.