Colic among newborns - The risk

  • By Team TDO

Baby colic is very common among newborn.

What causes the colic?

  1. Ingestion of air while breastfeeding.
  2. Baby sucking too fast might lead to gastrointestinal pain.
  3. Foods eaten by the mother is claimed to upset the immature baby's tummy.

Here are some tips to deal with the crying baby:

  1. Holding or rocking it in arms can do the trick. Singing a lullaby is effective to put the baby to sleep.
  2. Burp the baby every time after breastfeeding.
  3. Hunger is expressed by crying. Breastfeed.
  4. Loud noises might startle the baby. Prevent making loud sounds.
  5. A warm bath soothes some babies.
  6. Pacifier does wonders for some babies.
  7. Gas pains can be the cause. Use the medicine given by doctor as per his advice.
  8. Moms should make changes to what they eat.