There are no known foolproof cures for colic. But natural colic remedies are available which can help soothe and bring relief, not only for these tiny little babies whose incessant screams clearly show they are in serious pain, but also for the overwhelming distress this causes the parents.
As a start, try keeping a diary, make a note of every little detail
of each day which may help you determine what provokes these colic
Not only will this help you establish if there is a pattern to the colic, but you can also save this for one day when your baby has a colicky baby.
Make a note of:-
Make a herbal infusion using Cinnamon Sticks. This is for you Mom if you are breastfeeding.
Take a cinnamon stick and boil up in a cup of water, sweeten if you want to with a little honey.
You can also add a cinnamon stick to any tea and give it a sweet and somewhat exotic taste.
And you can also try infusions using Caraway and Cardomon all of which are well known herbs which help relax the painful knots in the intestines.
A Herbal infusion made from Chamomile (try growing your own chamomile) makes a really nice change from ordinary tea.
It will not only help with digestion as detailed below, but also relaxes the nervous system generally which any Mom with a colicky baby will need desperately.
This colic remedy in the form of an herbal infusion is for lactating Mom's who will pass these benefits onto their babies through breast feeding.
Mom, if you want to give your baby chamomile tea you have to check with your doctor or herbal practitioner.
Drink a cup of tea twice daily.
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The number of breaths a baby takes a minutes is between 30 and 40.
The average adult takes between 12 to 20 breaths a minute.
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