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Besides burping, what can I do to feed my restless baby?

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Dr. Russell Faust
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Natural Soothing

Chamomile is soothing, calming.
Make an herbal tea with chamomile: steep 1 teaspoon chamomile in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes; strain, cool; 1 ounce every few hrs for soothing effect. Also consider aromatherapy: calming, soothing essential oils are lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm. 2-3 drops in a steam vaporizer water for soothing effect. Caution: keep infants and toddlers away from steamer!

In brief: Natural Soothing

Chamomile is soothing, calming.
Make an herbal tea with chamomile: steep 1 teaspoon chamomile in 1 cup hot water for 10 minutes; strain, cool; 1 ounce every few hrs for soothing effect. Also consider aromatherapy: calming, soothing essential oils are lavender, chamomile, and lemon balm. 2-3 drops in a steam vaporizer water for soothing effect. Caution: keep infants and toddlers away from steamer!
Dr. Russell Faust
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics

In brief: Restless baby

Make sure the nipple flow size is not too fast for the baby.
If baby is gasy using mylicon drops. Babies that are are formula intolerant may benefit with a different type of formula. Infants may have reflux that makes them restless in between or after feeding.Keeping their head elevated for 20-30 minutes after feeds or seek medical advice.

In brief: Restless baby

Make sure the nipple flow size is not too fast for the baby.
If baby is gasy using mylicon drops. Babies that are are formula intolerant may benefit with a different type of formula. Infants may have reflux that makes them restless in between or after feeding.Keeping their head elevated for 20-30 minutes after feeds or seek medical advice.
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