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Home Remedies for a Colicky Baby

Home Remedies for a Colicky Baby by Vickie Barnes You may be a new parent or a parent of five kids, but when your baby is crying nonstop you will worry and take him immediately to the doctor many times simply to find out your baby has colic and there is nothing the doctor can … Read more

Are There Any Medications for Treating Baby Colic?

Are There Any Medications for Treating Baby Colic? by Vickie Barnes Babies with colic are sad little creatures because they are so uncomfortable and parents literally feel helpless not to mention the constant crying that keeps the entire house awake for what seems like weeks at a time. Obviously, if there are medications for treating … Read more

What Baby Formula is Best for a Baby With Colic?

What Baby Formula is Best for a Baby With Colic? by Vickie Barnes Many mothers choose to feed their babies formula because of hectic schedules and the difficulty with pumping milk. As a result, formula is a great option for many mothers. However, lots of moms regret the choice of feeding their babies formula when … Read more

Is Colic the Cause of Your Baby’s Discomfort?

Is Colic the Cause of Your Baby’s Discomfort? by Vickie Barnes You have probably heard of colic before and while you may not know exactly what it means you do know that it is not something pleasant and that parents who have colicky babies get little rest. If this is all you know don’t feel … Read more

Causes of Infant Colic

Causes of Infant Colic by Vickie Barnes Doctors and parents alike are confused as to what actually causes colic and why up to 25% of babies suffer from it. Of course, there are some doctors that don’t believe in colic while others believe it is a very real condition that should be acknowledged by parents … Read more

How Can a Mom Stop the Pain?

Breastfeeding a Colicky Baby – How Can a Mom Stop the Pain? by Vickie Barnes Many women choose to breast feed because the “breast is best” however there are other mothers that breastfeed as well simply to avoid a colicky baby. Unfortunately, it does not work this way and colic is an equal opportunity condition … Read more

Tips for Soothing a Colicky Baby

Tips for Soothing a Colicky Baby by Vickie Barnes Babies that have colic are generally in a lot of pain and seeing them this way makes every parent want to comfort them, despite the fact that no matter what the parent might do it is unlikely to soothe the baby. Because of this it is … Read more

What are the Signs of Colic in a Baby?

What are the Signs of Colic in a Baby? by Vickie Barnes You have probably heard of colic before and pray that your baby will never suffer from it. However, up to 25% of all babies do so you should be aware that it is a possibility. As a new mother you might not be … Read more

Breastfeeding Mom and Colicky Baby

Breastfeeding Mom and Colicky Baby – Steps Mom Can Take to Help by Vickie Barnes Many times, colic in a breastfed baby can be traced to something in the mothers’s diet. The worst dietary offender is cow’s milk. Many times, a baby’s digestive tract isn’t mature enough to handle the proteins in cow’s milk which … Read more

Your Formula Fed Baby and Colic

Your Formula Fed Baby and Colic – Changes You Can Make To Alleviate Colic Symptoms. by Vickie Barnes Everything starts out wonderfully. You have a brand new baby who is absolutely adorable. And then IT happens. Around three weeks of age, he starts screaming and there is nothing you can really do to help him … Read more

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