How to Stop Gas in a Baby
Gassy, Fussy, and Colicky Babies
This is a very common problem when it comes to babies. All babies are gassy at some point. Some baby's get it worse than others and they will cry and fuss. Especially if you are a first time parent this can be scary and worrisome because you don't know what to do. There's a couple things you can do to help your little bundle release the gas. Gently lie him or her on there stomach. Make sure the head is to the side and not facing down into the floor or couch. Gently rub his or her back. Usually after a few minutes you will start to hear gas passing. You can also lie baby on there back and gently lift his or her leg up towards their stomachs. Hold them there for about 10 seconds and put them down and repeat several times.
There are also several over the counter products that you can purchase that will help alleviate the gas. From my experience these all work great. You don't have to buy the name brand ones either. They all use the same ingredients and work just as good.
More by this Author
I am a Mom of five children, two of whom are twins that are 9 months old. Through having five babies at various time in my life, I've had many occasions where I've had expired formula or baby food. I've wondered...
So you are finally home with your newborn baby. This is a time of excitement, happiness, and great joy. It can also be a time of worry, apprehension, and anxiety when you are not for sure exactly how to do things. First...
Get rid of your infected tattoo fast!