colic

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Colic: when to worry

Colic is not usually something to worry about as it will go away over time and there is no evidence that it affects your baby’s health later on in her life. However if you observe any of the following symptoms along with your baby’s colic it is imperative that you contact your pediatrician immediately. Symptoms […]

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Colic: treatment options

As colic has no defined cause there are several treatment options you can try in order to lessen your baby’s colic symptoms. These treatment optionsinclude: Burping your baby, giving him a stomach massage and other techniques which encourage your baby to release the gas stuck in his gastrointestinal tract Feeding your baby probiotics in case […]

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Colic: possible causes

Though no cause has been identified for colic, several possible causes have been suggested. These possible causesfor colic include: gastrointestinal gas neurological overload (your baby’s new environment is too overstimulating) muscular trauma which occurred during birth intolerances to certain foods which your baby receives from your breast milk or her formula There has also been […]

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Colic: diagnosis

Diagnosing colic is all about the number three. If you suspect that your baby has colic consider these three factors: how long does she cry each day, how many days a week does she cry and for how many weeks has this crying being occurring? Your doctor will diagnose your baby with colic if: she […]

Baby with colic crying

Colic

Colic is a condition in which your baby cries for extended periods of time with no explicable reason. This crying tends to happen at at the same time each day, usually quite late in the afternoon after your baby has fed, especially if your baby has had trouble burping. This condition usually begins when your […]

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First year development timeline: month 1

Your baby’s first month is a pretty exciting time and over the next four weeks you will see a lot of changes already. So what exactly can you expect? Sensory development:Your baby’s senses of smell and taste will be very strong from the moment he is born, however his vision will be very blurry. He […]

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