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help with a gassy and restless baby

i have a 4 week old baby girl and she is gassy and it is making her restless? any suggestions. im a first time mommy.

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kewatson09

Asked by kewatson09 at 2:27 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • wink miniMy baby is the same way.. I am a 3rd time Mommy..lol. Try the Johnsons & Johnsons bedtime bath wash and bedtime lotion.. It really helps my little one!

    SuperrMommyy

    Answer by SuperrMommyy at 2:28 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Try chamomile (the homeopathic remedy).
    jen2774161

    Answer by jen2774161 at 2:29 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • mylicon drops help....also, i took a sock and put uncooked rice in it & tied the opening into a knot...put it in the microwave until just warm - put that on her belly. The pressure and the warmth will help.

    Also - pumping her legs...like she's riding a bicycle will help.

    Good luck!!
    cheekycherub

    Answer by cheekycherub at 2:29 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Sometimes giving baby a little time on her tummy can help work the gas out of her system, too, along with the other suggestions.
    MaryMW

    Answer by MaryMW at 2:36 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • thank you i will try the rice thing. ive already done the lotion, the drops and laying her n her tummy some.
    kewatson09

    Comment by kewatson09 (original poster) at 2:39 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • try switching her formula some babys need the sensitive for gas and fussiness
    newchapternlife

    Answer by newchapternlife at 4:33 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Mine was the same way so I put him on the similac Sensitive formula and he has been fine ever since.
    CarlieJS

    Answer by CarlieJS at 5:17 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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