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Are colic && gripe the same thing?

&& how long (on average) does it take for baby's colic to go away?

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JazziesMom2010

Asked by JazziesMom2010 at 9:37 AM on Oct. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I know when my son was colic our doctor told us to use gripe water, his lasted about 3 weeks. But I have heard of babies being colic for as long as 3-4 months!
    Good Luck!
    jasesmommy0529

    Answer by jasesmommy0529 at 10:23 AM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Gripe water is used to treat upset tummies.
    Colic is fussieness with no known cause. It could be from gas. It could be from a sublixation at birth. It coud be hunger. It could be that the formula or mom's diet is upseting their stomachs. It could be many, many things. The trick is to figure out what it is. Babies dont cry for no good reason, and "colic" is no good reason.
    new_mom808

    Answer by new_mom808 at 1:01 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

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