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Gripe Water: Time-Honored Remedy for Colic or Myth?

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Have a cranky baby with a sour stomach?
You might want to try some gripe water. That's a home remedy with varying ingredients (depending on the home) but generally including alcohol, bicarbonate, ginger, dill, fennel ...
Gripe water a time-honored home remedy -- like monkey bladder.

Do Alternative Cures for Colic Really Work?

There is no straightforward cure for colic. Credit: Getty Images A new survey of scientific research confirms what doctors have been telling sleep-deprived, stressed-out parents about alternative treatments for colicky babies: There's ...A new survey of scientific research confirms what doctors have been telling sleep-deprived, stressed-out parents about alternative treatments for colicky babies: There's just no straightforward cure for colic.

Folk Remedies For Colic Do Not Work, Review Says

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No treatment worked for baby Roxy Calas, who cried almost nonstop for six months. Credit: AP CHICAGO (AP) - That nonstop crying of a baby with colic has some parents turning to popular folk remedie...
That nonstop crying of a baby with colic has some parents turning to popular folk remedies. Unfortunately, there's no good evidence they work, according to a review of 15 studies.

How to Fight the Colic Baby Blues

Colic affects 25 percent of babies. Credit: Getty Images
Nothing kills the bliss of being a new mother quite like colic, a condition marked by hours of constant crying that afflicts 25 percent of all babies. Experts say they routinely se...

Binging after baby

Ever binged after you had a baby? You know you've been there.You played by all the health and safety rules during pregnancy. Maybe you even got healthy and in shape before the pregnancy in anticipation, which included not drinking. After the birth, ...

Rickrolling - a surefire colic cure?

Have you ever been Rickrolled? Not even sure what that is? Rickrolling is an internet bait and switch, generally, where a link is provided, ostensibly to some interesting and related content, but which actually turns out to be a link to a video of th...

Product Recall: Baby's Bliss Gripe Water

It's official. The Food and Drug Administration has announced that the manufacturer of Baby's Bliss Gripe Water is voluntarily recalling the product. You may remember we previously reported that the colic remedy might have been contaminated with Cryp...

DPH has a gripe with Gripe Water

California health officials are warning that bottles of apple-flavored Baby's Bliss Gripe Water may be contaminated with Cryptosporidium, a rather nasty microbe that causes a diarrheal illness called cryptosporidiosis. Symptoms include watery diarrhe...

I'm doing the best I can

I have a confession to make. Yesterday afternoon as I was pacing the room with my newborn son, screaming his head off for the umpteenth time that day, waiting for my husband to get home from work so I could take a nap or get ten minutes of peace, I ...

Problem crying in infancy

A study in Australia reported that up to 20% of parents report a problem with infant crying or irritability in the first 3 months of life. Crying usually peaks at 6 weeks and abates by 12-16 weeks. For most irritable infants, there is no underlying m...

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