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Colic is a common issue that many infants experience, causing discomfort and distress for both the baby and their parents.
Thankfully, understanding the symptoms and signs of colic can help you identify and address the issue early on, providing relief for your little one and helping to ease the stress of parenthood.
In this blog, we'll explore the common symptoms of colic in newborns and provide tips on how to manage them.
Colic is excessive crying with no obvious cause. It’s a common condition that affects many babies and can be distressing for both the baby and the parents.
Although the cause of colic is unknown, it may be caused by several factors, including:
Colic is a condition that affects many babies and can be distressing for both the baby and the parents. It has a variety of symptoms, including:
Although colic is rarely serious, excessive crying may be an indication of illness or pain. If you suspect that your baby may have colic, it's important to speak to your healthcare provider to rule out any other underlying medical conditions and discuss possible treatment options.
You should seek medical advice right away if your little one:
The duration of colic can vary from baby to baby, but it typically begins around two or three weeks of age and lasts for around three months. Some babies may experience colic for a shorter period, while others may have symptoms for up to six months.
You should check in with your doctor if your little one's colic symptoms don’t ease after the age of four months.
Even though it can be really difficult to cope with, it's key to remember that colic is not a serious medical condition and will eventually pass on its own. However, it can be very distressing for both the baby and the parents.
If your baby has colic, you may be feeling overtired and stressed from the upset of dealing with a baby that won’t stop crying. Many parents of babies with colic say they seem guilty, helpless, exhausted, or angry.
It is important to ask for help from other parents, family members or friends and seek medical advice if you are concerned about your baby's symptoms or if they're affecting your ability to care for your baby.
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