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How Long Does Baby Colic Last For?

How Long Does Baby Colic Last For? Approximately 15% of newborns are born with colic every year — a condition diagnosed when a baby cries for more than 3 hours a day. Considering all things, it's hard to believe that more colicky newborns parents are not institutionalised every year! I know it almost sent me over the edge! The subject of colic, its causes and cures, for ages has flummoxed parents and health care providers.

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What Foods Cause Colic In Breastfed Babies?

What Foods Cause Colic In Breastfed Babies?

Colic in babies is something of a mystery. No-one is quite sure of what it is, yet we all know that it’s unpleasant. If you’ve got an otherwise healthy baby that suddenly and routinely seems to suffer from intense pain or discomfort without any obvious cause, it could be colic. While it’s not fully understood, we do know that it affects the baby’s stomach. As such, connections have been made between the foods that the mother eats (if breastfeeding) and the presence of colic.

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Help and Advice on Dealing With Infant Colic

Help and Advice on Dealing With Infant Colic

Colic and Reflux can be hard to detect, but there are things which can help to relieve the problem for some babies, with a little trial and error. The mental impact of caring for a baby with colic can be considerable, and it's important that new parents are able to access great support mechanisms during what can be an intensely stressful time.

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When Does Baby Colic Mean a Trip to the GP?

When Does Baby Colic Mean a Trip to the GP? Colic is something that new and expectant parents hear a lot about. Whenever your baby cries for an extended period, someone is bound to say, "is it colic?" like they are an authority on the subject. But, the reality is that while many are guilty of blaming any long crying spells on colic, no one is entirely sure what it is. 

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Do You Think Your Baby Has Colic?

Do You Think Your Baby Has Colic?

When your baby is crying excessively and making more of a fuss than normal, this can be distressing for parents and is a potential sign of Colic. Let’s take a look at what to do if you are worried that your little one is troubled with this affliction.

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