Now I think we are dealing with colic aready I am pulling my hair out this poor kid has been in the hospital for RSV and now here we are with colic. I am going to ask the doctor about it tmorrow I do not know how much more I can take emoitionaly, mentaly, and psyicaly. I am draining fast and having to deal with all 3 kids since I came home with Robert is waring me down quick I am trying not to go to the hospital bu I see it coming if this continues. It would be for anexity/panic attacks f not just plain ole exaution and a nervous break down.

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jae414
Feb. 1, 2008 at 12:44 AM For colic, try running a vacuum cleaner or dishwasher or something like that for "white noise". A friend of mine said that her 1st born had it and that is what she had to do. Fortunately, I did not have that problem (we have OTHER) sleeping issues. Good luck

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weari...
Feb. 1, 2008 at 12:48 AM

I remember how stressful it is to have one that is in the hospital all the time.  It sounds like youare just overwhelmed.  You NEED some time to yourself. 

All those people that offered to help, take them up on it soon.  Call people up, tell them you need a few hours to yourself.  If you can't get away from the baby, have someone over to play with the kids, and you go to your room and sleep for a few hours.  If you can get away, take some time to get to the coffee house sit alone, and meditate. 

It's VERY overwhelming having a new baby anyway, you already know that...but when there are health issues, it gets to be too much.  Please, take some time to yourself...you will be better all the way around.

 longer term...If you are nursing, try cutting out dairy from your diet, it's the #1 cause of colic in breastfed babies.  If you are ffing, you may want to try a new formula.

 I hope it gets better soon.

 

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veron...
Feb. 7, 2008 at 10:50 AM

Hi,

First of all I really feel for you. Having a new baby is overwhelming, add colic to that and... yes I understand that you are exhausted. Good advice above, take some time for yourself. Get a breather even if it is just 1 hour it gives you new energy.

 

Try all kinds of different movements to make your baby comfortable and stop crying. I saw a fun video with a mother standing up on her bed, jumping gently with her baby in her arms. The baby loved the movement and stopped crying. My son loved the movement in the stroller.  

Wrap your baby in a light blanket, so he/she feels secure. 

Baby Massage  

Gripe Water – The one thing that seems to make wonders and in some cases get rid of your baby`s colic pain is gripe water.  

 

Good luck with everything,

Veronica

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bcmom2
Apr. 17, 2008 at 4:29 PM

for colic i took my son to the chiropractor and got significant results, he was a totally different baby after going. it was wonderfull i tryed everything and nothing worked. I tryed gripe water the vacum thing, wrapping him up tight, putting him on the dryer, on the washer you name it i tryed it.

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