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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.

1 min to read Dec 31, 2021

If it’s confirmed that your baby has colic, regurgitation (spit-up), or constipation, here are some ways you might try to help.

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  • Garofoli F, Civardi E, Indrio F et al. The early administration of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 controls regurgitation episodes in full-term breastfed infants. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2014; 65(5):646-8. 


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