How often does your newborn cry?

Does your newborn cry more than 3 hours a day, or 3 days a week? They may be one of the 20% of infants that have colic.

Colic Tips

Research shows that babies who are held or carried more (both during the colic spells & other times) are less susceptible to colic.

Truth about colic

Colic is simply crying that goes on & on and does not seem to have a cause, with 3+ hrs daily crying, 20% of babies are diagnosed with colic

Colic behavior

If you’re breastfeeding, monitor what you’re eating. Certain foods like dairy, caffeine & chocolate can cause colicky behavior. source

Identifying colic

Generally, an infant cries when he/she is hungry or unable to sleep. However, if the baby cries for longer hours continuously, probably he/she is suffering from some ailment.

One of the most common health problems suffered by babies is colic.

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