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Colicts how can you tell?

If my newborn gets colicts what can I do to help her?

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Happy2bemom969

Asked by Happy2bemom969 at 1:34 AM on Jan. 21, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • theres nothing you can do for her, you can only help you through this time! colic means 'something is bugging her but we cant tell what!' just make sure YOU get enough time to yourself
    aliciatron

    Answer by aliciatron at 2:11 AM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • well this happens quite often in the first 2 or 3 months so don't panic it will pass there are lots of things u can do...first try giving some warm baby herbs this sometime soothes the discomfort of colic..second put her on your lap but facing down i.e with her tummy on your lap and gently pat on her back.third try massaging her belly while she's lying on the bed..also there are medicines for baby gas they're completely safe ask ur doctor...don't forget that colic is because of gas and the normal process of growth of the baby 's intestine..so if all this doesn't ork just hold her in your arms comfort her she needs it and try to relax it will pass. and take my advice don't panic on every thing that goes wrong.. babys are babys with colds sneezing crying constipation and so on so take it easy but seriously if u feel so and it will pass :)). good luck
    docmamy

    Answer by docmamy at 2:31 AM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • i forgot to mention.. while ur baby's on the bed push her legs to her body t by holding her legs this helps push out gas if there's any
    docmamy

    Answer by docmamy at 2:34 AM on Jan. 21, 2009

  • Nursing helps soothe colic. Also, being worn in a wrap or sling. Speak in a soothing tone. Swaddling can help. Gripe water is said to help. Hylands makes colic tablets.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 8:03 AM on Jan. 21, 2009

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