If you got any infant who cries for long and refuses every effort to soothe those tears, then he or she is probably suffering from colic. Check out these signs and causes of colic as well as tips for parents.
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.
There is mounting evidence that probiotics are effective against infant gas, colic and even reflux.
There is no specific cause of colic although several things might cause colic. Now, let’s find out if premature babies are more likely to suffer from colic.
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.