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Gripe Water

So, my pediatrician told me to give my daughter gripe water in her bottles. However, it is $15 dollars a bottle and a tsp goes into every bottle she eats. Has anyone found it cheaper or have any suggestions on how to make the gas better.

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LSteckowski

Asked by LSteckowski at 8:13 PM on Aug. 26, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • boil a pot of water with ginger root in the water (main ingredient in gripe water) cut the ginger into pieces and boil it till the water turns a yellow color
    peytonJJ27

    Answer by peytonJJ27 at 8:25 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • I used Little Tummies gas drops. They were a lot cheaper than the water and worked pretty good.
    officerjoeys

    Answer by officerjoeys at 9:13 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • ginger water as previously suggested would be a good natural rememdy we found that the gas drops made a big difference for our little guy
    katiekruschke

    Answer by katiekruschke at 9:58 PM on Aug. 26, 2009

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