Infantile colic

About 1 to 5 babies develops colic. Colicky babies cry hard and continuously, at about the same time each day, at least 3 days a week, but they are otherwise healthy. Often, nothing you do seems to help them feel better. Although colic can be upsetting for both you and your baby, it usually does not last long. It generally begins at about 2 weeks of age and goes away by the fourth month.

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Review Date: 4/27/2016  

Reviewed By: Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, Solutions Acupuncture, a private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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