A baby born before 37 weeks is considered a premature because term babies are born between 37 and 42 weeks. Here is an overview of the development of preemies between birth and two years old.
Most parents use Simethicone drops (an over the counter remedy) to reduce gas bubbles in the intestine of newborns. However, while it is known that gas drops are generally safe, it isn’t clear if they are effective in reducing the symptoms of colic.
Infant gas is quite common in many babies because a lot of their activities require swallowing gas. Here are the main causes and treatment methods of gas problems in infants, babies and newborns.