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What are some tips for traveling with a baby who has colic?

What are some tips for traveling with a baby who has colic?

Colic and travel: This has multiple answers depending on age of baby, mode of travel, and distance you are traveling. Most colicky babies love the hum and vibrations of car travel so if your distance is not great this may be best. It also allows you to sop and destress when you need to. If by air, then try and travel at the baby's best time of day and get nonstop flights if possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Colic (Definition)

Colic is a common condition affecting babies where they frequently are fussy or cry for no apparent reason. Another meaning of ...Read more


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Can infant colic be treated?

Can  infant colic be treated?

INFANT COLIC: Infant colic is common among boys lasting for 3 months. There are antispasmodic rx available like Levsin (hyoscyamine) gtts. You just have to ask your peds. ...Read more

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Hi.. How to deal with infant colic? Does finistil drops help?

Hi.. How to deal with infant colic? Does finistil drops help?

Colic: Colic usually begins around three weeks of age andlasts until three months of age it can occur atleast three times a week and lasts for three hours or more. Cause is unknown, although some feel it is a form of migraine. All kindsof treatment have been recommended. I find that swaddling works well because it soothing and comfortable for the baby.Movement in the form of a swing or walk also helps. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes colics in babies, and is it hereditary?

Please tell me what causes colics in babies, and is it hereditary?

We don't know: Colic is not hereditary...But it can be seen in families. My understanding is that it deals with the immaturity of the digestive system and therefore inability to digest well. Probiotics can help immensely as can gripe water or colic calm or cocyntal. So can craniosacral therapy and or chiropractic. Chinese medicine and homeopathy also work. I have had success with all of them! ...Read more

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Can Colic Calm be too aggressive to my 3wk babies tummy?

Can Colic Calm be too aggressive to my 3wk babies tummy?

I would ABSOLUTELY: not give ANYTHING to your BABY without his/her Pediatrician's OK! MY OPINION ONLY! Hope it help ...Read more

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Can Colic Calm be too aggressive to my 3wk babies tummy?

Can Colic Calm be too aggressive to my 3wk babies tummy?

It.doesn't work: Unfortunately, there are no good.research studies.which support.the use of.this product. We do not.expect it to.have.any good effects ...Read more

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How much camomile tea is safe for an infant with colic?

I never advise it: A light brew of chamomile tea may give you something to do but i can remember no research data showing predictable benefit. Teas have been offered for colic since the first written treatment books for kids in the 1700's & follow the assumption that the gut is somehow upset. Present thought finds it more a transient behavior/frustration issue. ...Read more

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Can a baby diagnosed with GERD also have infant colic?

Can a baby diagnosed with GERD also have infant colic?

GERD/Colic: Yes, the discomfort from esophagitis associated with gerd can be difficult to distinguish from the presumed discomfort of intestinal peristalsis associated with having bm's and passing flatus which is traditionally called colic. ...Read more

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