Baby colic pain – Symptoms , Causes , Remedies and more

  • Baby colic pain is also referred to as infant colic and is defined as interludes of crying for more than 3 hours a day, for more than 3 days a week, for 3 weeks in an otherwise healthy child.
  • Crying often occurs in the evening. Colic in babies is basically when a healthy baby cries or is disturbed for a longer period of time- colic symptoms for babies.
  • If your infant cries continuously for more than 3 hours, he/she may have colic.
  • There is no specific reason for having colic. Some believe that it is due to gastrointestinal discomfort like intestinal cramping ( baby stomach problems).
  • This can be also frustrating and disturbing for parents.
  • Here are some guidelines about baby colic pain, symptoms, remedies, and many more things.

 

Topics for today's discussion

  1. Important things you need to take care of.

  2. Baby massage for infant colic.

  3. Home remedy for baby colic pain.

  4. Colic baby remedies/Medications.

  5. How you can soothe a baby with colic?

 

 

  1.  Important things you need to take care of.
  • During breastfeeding the position of the child should be proper.
  • After the feeding process, it’s very important to make the baby burp.

Burping is important for a child’s proper digestion.

 

  1. Baby massage for infant colic.

  •  The massaging process starts after 10 to 12 days of the baby's birth.
  • Tummy massage should be done and in a proper clockwise direction.
  • You need to be careful of the direction during the massage, it should be in a clockwise direction and not the opposite of it.
  • Massage his or her abdomen with your fingertips in a circular, clockwise motion or walk your fingers around his or her navel, clockwise.
  • Use little warm oil for massaging the baby, that helps in releasing the gas from the baby properly and reliefs the body pain of the baby.

 

  1. Home remedy for baby colic pain.

  • You have to take a little amount of Asafoetida ( हींग) and mix it with water.
  • Make the water little warm and apply that mixture around the navel of the baby in a circular motion.
  • You don't have to give Asafoetida for eating to the child you just have to apply it on the stomach.
  • It is very beneficial for releasing the gas in a baby.

 

  1. Colic baby remedies/Medications.

  • If the child is suffering from stomach pain and is still not relieved that you can consult the doctor and give Gripe water to the baby.

★ Gripe water

You can use it according to the age of your baby which will be mentioned on the pack available in the market. It is used to relieve colic and other gastrointestinal ailments and discomfort. So, there is no harm in using it but yes make sure that you consult the doctor first.

 

5. How you can soothe a baby with colic?  

  • Walk your baby around the house, if weather permits outside.
  • Give your baby a good massage by laying his tummy down across your legs and gently rub his back to help release the gas.
  • Lower the lights, the should be no noisy atmosphere in the house.
  • You may put a warm water bottle on your baby's
  • Lay him on his back in a silent room

 

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