4 Ways to Soothe a Colicky Baby
As parents, we are so excited when a new baby comes into our family! Inevitably, we want our little one to thrive. That’s why, when a baby shows symptoms of colic, a parent’s heart breaks trying to keep them comfortable through this tough period of time. Between sleepless nights for baby and family alike and doctor’s visits, parents can experience difficulties finding effective solutions to soothe their baby.
Here are four ways that can help bring relief to your colicky baby.
Though a temporary relief, a good bath can soothe your baby’s stomach. Coupled with a soft massage afterwards, this can get the baby’s digestive system moving and may provide relief.
A homeopathic medicine for relief of baby colic symptoms such as abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and intestinal gas. Recommended for babies from 1 to 6 months, this sterile water-based formulation is set to ease your child’s pain. We love that it contains no colouring, no sugar and no preservatives. With no mixing involved, it’s easy to administer and, most importantly, fast acting.
- Change Your Feeding
If your baby is bottle fed, make sure to buy an anti-colic bottle that allows your child to take in less air. If your child is breastfed, speak to a lactation consultant about more effective ways to breastfeed.
- Chiropractor Visits
Some colicky babies can find relief from . Chiropractors have safe techniques for infants which can restore a child’s nervous system—many babies have benefited from these adjustments!
Colic is such a hard time for babies while parents scramble to help soothe their little ones. We hope these tips provide your baby with the relief he/she deserves and give Mom and Dad the peace of mind they deserve.