All You Need to Know about Colic

All You Need to Know about Colic

The journey of parenthood is filled with joy, wonder, and tender moments, but it also comes with its share of challenges. For many parents, dealing with colic in their babies can be one of the most perplexing and distressing experiences. 

So…What is colic?

Colic is when a baby cries a lot but there's no obvious cause. It's a common problem that should get better by around 3 or 4 months of age.

What causes colic?

Experts don’t know for sure what causes colic. However, there are a few theories about why it happens:  

 Causes of colic

Sources: Hopkins Medicine (2019), NHS (2022)

What you should remember

If you have concerns about your baby's well-being or suspect there might be an underlying health issue, it's crucial to consult a pediatrician. They can rule out any medical conditions and provide further guidance and reassurance.


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