Colic

colicy InfantColic is not only a hugely distressing time for a baby but also for the parents or carer.  Seeing a baby in pain is traumatic & stressful for all involved.

 

 

Colic is refers to as a gastrointestinal upset experienced by babies from several days to several months old.

Colic usually occurs daily in the afternoon and evening. The child cries and frets, wants to be held and moved about, and they tend to pump their legs to their abdomens. If they can pass gas or have a bowel movement, their restlessness calms down temporarily. The babies with colic commonly cry for more than three hours a day, three to four days a week.

Here we will talk about lactose overload in babies, why it occurs in young babies according to Chinese Medicine, how it is diagnosed & most importantly effective treatment methods.

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