Machines that are able to mask surrounding distractions are very popular lately. They’re called white noise machines, and are available in many forms, by numerous manufacturers. They’re widely used to calm babies who suffer from colicky pain.
It has long been proven that breastfeeding is the healthiest food option for your baby and it should last as long as the baby wants it. You should never switch to formula because of the colicky pain only.
There are plenty of movements that relieve gas in infants that may also help with colicky pain. Of course this is not a typical yoga, but because the discipline itself is so broad and versatile, I decided to name these little exercises baby yoga as well.
Let’s be honest, most of us love massage, and why would babies be any different? Massage may help with colic, but what soothes one baby may frustrate another. There’s no way of knowing if something works for your child unless you try it.
Intense crying bouts that occur mostly late in the afternoons and last for several hours, more than three times per week are characterized as colic. It can be hard to figure out if you have a colicky child or the baby is just fussy.
Despite the frequency and prevalence of colic, its causes are still unknown and only a handful of treatments are available. If the baby is in too much pain and you’re eager to relieve it ASAP, then try some of the most common natural remedies for colic.
Some treatments to ease colicky pain in infants that have been in use for years — some literally for ages — are now known to cause various serious side effects. These treatments include herbal remedies, antispasmodic medications, and even cereal.
Colicky pain in infants is still far from being understood and explained. Some experts claim it occurs because of their immature digestive system, and others suggest it will go away as soon as the baby adapts to the world outside the womb.
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