What Are the Remedies for Infant Colic?

Q:
What are the remedies for infant colic?

A:
If your baby cries for 3 hours a day, for at least 3 days a week, and for 3 consecutive weeks, your baby may have infant colic or baby colic.

Here are some remedies for infant colic:

  • Check in with a lactation consultant.
  • Rule out baby reflux.
  • Follow a clean nursing diet: Mamas should avoid eggs, shellfish, citrus, caffeine and spicy foods during breastfeeding periods.
  • Try a different formula rich in bioavailable nutrients.
  • Take warm baths.
  • Get fresh air.
  • Create some noise.
  • Create closeness through swaddling and co-sleeping.

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