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Do Baby Gas Drops Make Them Sleep Long Time
I have a week old baby that can't sleep. He wakes up making whiny noises like if he's uncomfortable. I gave him gas drops but didn't help, what to do?
Yes: Gas can be uncomfortable for newborns and can cause them to wake. However, 7 week olds may not be sleeping for other reasons as well. First question is how often is your baby sleeping. You likely have an 2-month well check coming up with your pediatrician and this is a great time to discuss sleep in detail so your current feeding/sleeping schedule can be reviewed. ...Read more
Good latch: Making sure your baby has a good latch so they aren't gulping air will help. That being said some babies are "gulpers" and swallow lots of air no matter how good the latch is. ...Read more
My baby is heaving gas problem he is not sleeping crying a lot please tell me any solution his age is 1 n half n tell me gasi foods to avoid?
My breastfed five month old keeps waking up from gas, what can I do to help ease his discomfort and have him sleep more than an hour at a time?
My stomach grumbles all the time especially when I'm in class and when I lay down to sleep at night. One reason for this may be because I feel very ga?
Sorry to hear you are feeling uncomfortable. I hope I am interpreting your usage of the word "grumbling" correctly, but it is a normal thing to feel and merely indicates that your intestines are contracting or moving — as they should. If you are having "gas", there are ways to change your eating habits to minimize it. Here is an article for more info.
http://wb.md/2hNY0Na ...Read more
1960's, as a child I recall at the dentist a horrible smelling sleeping gas (ether?), unpleasant way to be put out. Does current anesthesia feel better
What can cause severe gas buildup when. Sleeping? I wake up 2-3 times a week in agony. Gas meds make it worse. I have diagnosis of IBS and gasrtrioparisis
My 6 month old sleeps 1-3 hours and wakes up crying. I have to hold her upright to sleep. We tried gas drops, gripe water, now chamomille tea. Now what?
Check her ears: "Jack-in-the-box" syndrome is often seen in kids w/ ear infection or ear pain. After being down for 90min, they pop up screaming. Then ear pressure is reduced & they return to sleep only to repeat the cycle all night or w/each nap. Reflux is certainly also possible for the same reason. Pressure in the head and stomach build when lying flat. Check in with your pediatrician. ...Read more
I drunk 42oz drink before I found out it had caffeine 2 days ago. My 7 wk old baby won't sleep today and lots of gas could it be from that?
Gas breast feed: It certainly could be the reason and it should resolve after a day or two. ...Read more
My LO is 4 weeks old and she is grunting and straining all night and all day. When I put her to sleep she is fine for one hour but after that she starts grunting and straining. I tried giving her gas drops and gripe water but I guess this helped only for
May be her normal: Infants often make odd sounds and seem to strain in the usual course of their day. If she is feeding, sleeping, stooling and growing okay I would not assume she is in pain. If the process bothers you enough, have her doc examine her to see if there are any issues to treat, if not, let her be. ...Read more
My 12 day old daughter won't sleep. She seems fussyt. Last night she had her fists clenched. I gave her gas drops not sure it helped. Spits up a lot?
See pediatrician: A 12-day old can have many reasons for not sleeping. Reflux needs to be treated if that is the cause. But there are also ways to switch the days and nights. Due to the young age you should see your pediatrician to discuss this after a complete physical exam and weight check. ...Read more
Help! My 8 week old has horrific gas. On alimentum for soy and milk allergy. Doesn't sleep all night! Tried gas drops/gripe water, no help?
Goat's milk: You might want to try goat's milk. It contains less lactose and is allergen free. ...Read more
Vomits acid and blood spots at times, stomach twisting, lansaprozale and dexelant builds acid up, joint pain, irregular sleeping, edg caused gas, help?
Getfurther evaluated: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it ; should seek help from your doctor. ...Read more
10 week baby is fussy and trying to lift up while laying down. Eats well but not sleeping. Try's to bring hand-to-mouth. Is this bacuase of gas?
Possibly : Congested having earache that is why your baby prefers to sit up or be in an upright position to help relieve pressure in the ear. Eating well because sucking helps relieve pressure in the ear therefore relieving ear pain. So your baby is happier. ...Read more
My 4 month old baby gas silent reflux and seems to always have phlem in his throat it's not in his lungs or chest as the dr told me why is this?
Newborn Sleep: Upto 14 to 16 hours in 24 hours. ...Read more
6-8 hours: A four-month-old baby can sleep from 10 pm to 6 am. Up until four months a baby will usually be up once between 10 pm and 6 am. If a baby is not sleeping through the night by 4 months then I discuss with parents how to achieve that. A baby sleeping in your room or in your bed may not easily sleep all night. ...Read more
Any age: Children's gas drops (most contain Simethicone & others are "homeopathic") are often okay to give to young infants, including newborns. However, you should read the indications & instructions for any product and consult your Pediatrician if you feel something more serious could be going on. ...Read more
My head and face gets horribly deformed permanently like infant head every time I sleep I was born perfectly fine till puberty where it started im20.?
Anxiety Disorder: If your face becomes like a "baby face", there is nothing to be worried about! as a matter of fact many women spend thousands of dollars in order to get "baby face". So, look into your general wellbeing and see: "how are you?" are you happy in you life? If not; why? What is between you ; happiness? Now, "acne" is a treatable condition. I am sure when you are treated properly, you will feel fine. ...Read more
Can babies breathe faster if they have gas? How come it feels like my baby breathes so much faster sometimes. I timed it at 45 breathes for min
Infants breathe fast: Babies generally breathe faster than adults. They can breathe normally at 30 – 60 breaths per minute. ...Read more
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