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when did your baby stop getting gas pains?

my7 week old twins have horrible gas that keeps them crying all night=( I have tried everything and nothing works so I was wondering when they usually outgrow this painful time?

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FITmama2B

Asked by FITmama2B at 12:31 AM on Dec. 18, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • did you try gripe water? it could be whatever they're eating, so if you're bf then you want to pay closer attention to your diet,and if they're eating formula then you might want to switch.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 12:32 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • o and make sure you burp them really good after they eat too.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 12:34 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • crying causes the gas pain b/c you swallow air
    sooth the cry
    MELRN

    Answer by MELRN at 12:37 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • My 2 year old still has gas pains nearly every night although it is better when she drinks almond milk. I have a strong suspicion she is lactose intolerant like myself.

    banana-bear

    Answer by banana-bear at 12:42 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • have tried every sensitive formula, mylicon, gripe water, tummy rub, i burp after every ounce, etc... like I said.. I have tried everything but my doctor doesnt think they are allergic cause they dont get rashes or any other symptom
    FITmama2B

    Comment by FITmama2B (original poster) at 12:49 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • your doctor is wrong. gas issues are often connected to dairy, soy, or gluten. I would try another type of formula or try to relactate so you can breastfeed. I have needed to alter my diet to breastfeed ea of my 3 kids.  Also try chiropractic.  Does wonders for gas and reflux

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:58 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • My daughter had gas issues and they did all the stuff with changing up her formula and even tried a soy formula...and of everything Changing her bottles worked. We went to the platex drop ins and sqeezed out all of the air...I have heard that the Dr. browns bottles work wonders too.
    foxracing43701

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 1:27 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • My son stopped at about 4- 5 months and we had to switch him to soy formula which helped too. I also gave him gas drops before I fed him.
    countrygirl06

    Answer by countrygirl06 at 3:40 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • i would go to new doctor
    dutchcanadain

    Answer by dutchcanadain at 3:54 AM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • Gripe water was a godsend for a friend of mine.
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 2:56 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

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