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A 30-year-old female asked:

2mo breastfeeding baby always crying mostly at night even with breast in mouth. refuse to go to anyone or take a bottle. tried colic meds, ped said she has a little reflux and said lactose free milk but she's not taking bottle which make it harder to?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Nursing: Continue to nurse, at at least a 30 degree angle, avoid over feeding, burp mid and after the feeding. If the baby is feeding to quickly, slow the feeding. Monitor temperature and continue to use infant colic remedies.
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Colic: A colicky baby is difficult and can inspire despair in the nursing mother. Persist, and keep breastfeeding. If the baby continues to gain weight and have wet diapers, you are doing a great job! As well as giving your baby the ideal food for a human baby. Offer the breast frequently and allow the baby to rest between. If however, baby appears ill, seek medical attention. Best wishes.

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