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my six month old cries alot, when you play with him he just wants to cry when you hold him he just wants to cry how do i stop this? is it colic?

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iluvmylilman601

Asked by iluvmylilman601 at 9:11 PM on Apr. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Maybe. When my kids had colic, I'd lay them across my knees on their tummy and rub their back. That helped. He may also be teething. Is he drooling a lot?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • No, colic should be gone by this point. Colic is supposed to clear up in 8-12 weeks. I would talk to his doctor to rule out anything medical.
    apexmommy

    Answer by apexmommy at 9:14 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • yeah he is drooling all over the place
    iluvmylilman601

    Answer by iluvmylilman601 at 9:15 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • Maybe.. It depends how long this lasts.. My daughter did the same thing but after like 4 hours the crying stopped and it never happened again.. Do you think she could be constipated?.. My daughter had the same problem
    DSlay

    Answer by DSlay at 9:18 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • If he's teething, I highly recommend Hyland's Teething Tablets. They melt in the baby's mouth and provide almost instant relief naturally. If it's gas, try Mylicon gas drops.
    Guaranteed

    Answer by Guaranteed at 9:26 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • If he's drooling, he's teething. Their gums can get really sore. Give him a gel teether that's been chilled in the fridge and get some baby orajel. See if that helps.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:27 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • he does not like the cold teething toys......and i can't afford all the extra stuff like baby oral jel or anything like that
    iluvmylilman601

    Answer by iluvmylilman601 at 9:43 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • Try a cold, wet washcloth. Or let him chew on your fingers. My boys loved that. Although, the chewing on fingers is only good for the first tooth. After that comes through, owww! lol.
    tyrelsmom

    Answer by tyrelsmom at 9:50 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • A cold wet cloth is a really good idea, like tyrelsmom said. You can try rubbing his gums too...but be gentle if they are really sore.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:12 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

  • hmmm it could be ne thing really... it might be colic, it might be teething.... have you had him checked for acid reflux??
    hostlerak

    Answer by hostlerak at 10:15 PM on Apr. 23, 2009

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