Jump to content
gripe water and other colic remedies
3 replies to this topic
Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:16 AM
Hi team September 2011,
What a beautiful time of the year to have a baby
Our DS Mitchell was born on 16 September and is a beautiful little thing. We are first time parents so feel like we are a bit clueless with things!
Our boy has been displaying classic colicy behaviour and I wanted to impure if anyone had any experience with gripe water or othet remedies like that. Things have been a bit complicated fir us as he is not putting on weight as quickly as he should should so we are also having to top him up with formula after each breastfeed do he's really being filled to the brim.
I would love to hear about anyone else's experiences.
Posted 09 November 2011 - 09:34 PM
hi how u doing
i also have a colic baby
who basically just cries all day and nite
he is getting better though he is now 9 weeks and 5 days
i went to a peadiacrian cause all he was doing was crying all day and nite
and i also have a active nearly 5 year old
and i used everything people mentioned eg
and none seemed to help
the doctor put him on some losac,that seems to help abit
and i also use gripe water
and some natural herbal stuff that is made up from a chemist called blooms
that seems to help the best
its very hard and frustrating and very hard and emotional
but u not alone
Posted 22 February 2012 - 01:03 PM
I know this is a bit late, but thought I would share what I went through with my bub. My newborn was great, she did complain sometimes from colic but INFANT'S FRIEND is seriously.. the best thing ever invented! I found gripe water didn't really work. I also made sure her bassinett was on a slant to help her disgestion. Bub is 5 months now Hope all is well x
Posted 22 February 2012 - 01:43 PM
My midwife said to boil Fennel and feed the water to colic babies.
I have no idea of quantities etc, but might be worth looking into.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
The government has issued a health warning after a rise in allergic skin reactions has been linked to a preservative found in some wet wipes.
Love may have won, but it came with quite the wait.
The family of missing boy William Tyrrell will mark his fourth birthday on Friday making a cake to share with friends and family as NSW police renewed their public appeal for information on his disappearance.
A picture of Ryan Reynolds always gets the girls talking, and a recently shared photo has done exactly that - but this time, it's for all the wrong reasons.
Thinking her baby just had an unusually shaped head, a mother was shocked to discover it was instead linked to a dangerous condition.
My toddler has started hitting when he gets frustrated, is feeling ignored, or just thinks it might be fun.
Transparency, accountability and responsibilityare essential measures to protect IVF vulnerable patients.
This day marks a significant day. Today marks 10 years since I lost my son Kai.
It's been a whole year since sleeping in until 10am. A whole year since having a peaceful shower.
Are you a parent, or are you planning to be? Tell us what you think and you'll go in the draw to win a $500 gift card!
Unfortunately, the belief that sex should always be spontaneous is a myth. It just isn't.
Former All Black Jerry Collins' critically injured orphaned daughter has awoken from her coma and is able to bottle-feed.
One American father has taken multitasking to a new level at a Cubs-Dodgers baseball game at Wrigley Field.
Having lost their firstborn at one day old, the Carrolls were overjoyed to welcome their daughter Isobel into the world a year later.
From 'morning sickness' to 'the terrible twos', there are many parenting terms that are misleading.
While most nannies take pride in their work, there can be some who have a hidden side.
Beware: skinny jeans might be bad for your health.
A number of women having caesarean deliveries are now taking steps to give their baby a better 'microbiome' start in life.
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show, recently wrote a children's book about every father's secret wish for their baby's first word to be "dada" - not "mama".
Looking for some baby name inspiration for a bub born during the colder months? Here are 28 options from around the world to consider.
Top 5 Articles
Ultrasounds give you a look at your growing baby ... and sometimes what appears to their womb-buddy, or your bub in an amusing position.
The uncle of the seven-year-old girl at the centre of the brawl at child's birthday party in Sydney's west has described the events leading up to the alarming show of violence.
More often than not, you'll read that screen time for children should be kept to a minimum - but some scientists are now challenging this way of thinking.
Natalie Reilly describes three main types of conversations mothers have. And, surprise, they're not all about kids.
A baby's smell, the noises it makes and even its gaze can contribute to the potential for a dog attack.
It was meant to be a tasteful cake to help celebrate a three-year-old's christening.
How many times have you been warned about all the sleepless nights you have to 'look forward to' when you become a parent?
A police officer arrived at a devastating scene on Thursday: a car crash resulting in all passengers being thrown from the vehicle.
Want to open the boardroom doors for women? Encourage - heck, praise - dads who stay home with their children.
Just two days after giving birth, actor Alec Balwin's wife posted a post-baby picture on social media.
Compliance is part of the parent-child relationship, but so is resistance. It's all natural.
The Baird government will include $22.8 million in Tuesday's NSW budget to expand a program designed to help parents at risk of postnatal depression (PND).
I'm really lucky to have two great kids, but I found it really tough with so much being aimed at the mothers and not the fathers.
Mums returning to work - and yes, dads too - aren't the same as when they left. But that doesn't mean they're not as good as they once were.
How do you create an original pregnancy announcement and gender reveal? You turn to Britney Spears.
When told that they are having a 'big baby', many women have a lot of fears. But those fears are often unfounded.
This bizarre snack takes the cake (of soap) when it comes to weird pregnancy cravings.
Can you spot him in the video? The child who loses his rubber ring, panics, and then almost drowns? It isn't easy.
Yes, I know it's silly. I know all the advice from experts is to use the right terminology from the moment your child can talk. But I just can't.
Bree O'Malley has a cancer diagnosis, a rare blood condition, kidney and liver failure and other complications. And she is pregnant with triplets.
Are you are parent or planning to be? We want to know what you think - let us know and you'll be in the draw to win a $500 gift card.