Crying & Colic Relief
Tips for colic relief | Colic Symptoms & Relief
Infantile colic is characterized by intense, uncontrolled crying or fussing in an otherwise healthy and well-fed baby. Colic affects up to 20% of infants, and usually subsides around 3 months of age. Both breastfed and formula-fed babies may develop colic.
How to soothe a colicky baby
Healthy babies cry. It helps them to express their needs and some babies cry more than others. If your otherwise healthy baby is under five months old and cries hard and is inconsolable despite having been fed, changed and cuddled, it could be colic. And it can be as distressing for parents as it is for baby. Here’s a list of things you can try to help a colicky baby.
Tummy trouble soothing tips
Watching your baby suffer from the symptoms of tummy troubles can be distressing. Whether they’re struggling with colic, regurgitation (spit-up), or constipation, gut discomfort can cause them to cry inconsolably. Although tummy troubles are common among infants, if your little one is crying more than you feel is normal and showing signs of being uncomfortable, speak to your healthcare provider for advice.
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