Colic is basically when your baby cry’s more than three hours a day, thrice a week for more than three weeks. When a baby cries approximately the same time everyday and even after you have comforted your baby, your baby may have colic. Your baby may be well fed, taken care of yet the crying doesn’t stop. Colic mostly starts after a few weeks after the baby is born. However, the condition improves by 3 months of age. You must know colic is temporary and disappears in a few weeks or months. It is one of the major challenges of parenting. However, if you are concerned and your baby is not looking well, please call your doctor immediately and have your baby checked. Do not self diagnose your baby. The process may be overwhelming for many mothers, therefore reach out to your near and dear ones.
How do you know your baby has colic?
However, crying may also be a result of an injury, hurt, pain or another medical condition your baby has. Therefore, seek immediate doctor’s attention and do not use home remedies. It is ideal to record your baby’s eating habits, sleep time and duration as well as behavior. This will help you keep a track of your baby’s routine.