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Colic Babies Natural Treatments

Updated on July 12, 2019
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I worked alongside top natural health professionals and experience as a fitness instructor educated me on health tips I am proud to share.

The baby cries and cries when they are colicky.
The baby cries and cries when they are colicky. | Source

Does My Baby Have Colic?

Colic is comfortless crying where the baby cries wretchedly for hours or constant for days. Babies cry a lot, but colic is a different type of crying. Statistically, 25% of babies show signs of colic. The cause is unknown.

The symptoms for colic:

  • Crying loud and piercing
  • Tummy is tight
  • Squirms and flex legs
  • Clenches fingers making fists
  • Symptoms appear close to three weeks old

Colic starts at about three weeks old and lasts possibly until three months old or longer.

Colic Homeopathic Medicines

For me, choosing remedies for my baby is nerve-wracking. I came to terms with using homeopathic remedies because I witnessed the healthy benefits. I felt wiser. The product reinforces its viability by scientifically testing and proving the solution works.

The complied list offers homeopathic solutions that are soothing, helpful, and safe. Like most parents be smart, and check with a doctor who supports homeopathic treatments. I consult with my naturopathic doctor, and he has yet to fail me.

The tummy hurts, and your baby is crying. When your baby has gas and is fretful, homeopathic remedies will help your baby find that happy place and become peaceful. It worked for my little girl. She became happy, and I was so relieved.

Why would I not want the best for my child? The answer is easy - I want an effective treatment for my baby. My complied list offers homeopathic solutions for colic. They are soothing, helpful, and safe.

Like most parents be smart, and check with a doctor who supports homeopathic treatments. I consulted with my naturopathic doctor, who prescribes homeopathic treatments, and he has yet to fail me.

 Finding the right remedy for a colicky baby is miraculous, and a good night sleep follows.
Finding the right remedy for a colicky baby is miraculous, and a good night sleep follows. | Source

Homeopathic Remedies

  1. Chamomilla - I gave my daughter Chamomilla and found it worked well with her. It treats symptoms that flare up suddenly and ends off just as quick. The baby gets angry and frustrated with the tightness in the stomach and gas. The baby cries and is hard to comfort with restlessness. They squirm finding a comfortable position by arching their back. The stools appear green and unpleasant.

  2. Pulsatilla - Most of these homeopathic remedies I am listing were not given to my daughter because colic has different effects on babies. She didn’t show any symptoms. They are hiccoughs shortly after eating and a noticeable rumble in the belly. Though the baby is uncomfortable, being in mommy’s arms while gently rocking the baby is consolable. The face has small veins, and the skin appears like sheer marble.
  3. Nux Vomica - Your baby is constipated, and pushes bard for each bowel movement, though stool is soft and mushy, but not always. They like to be warm and get angry with trying to comfort or help them. A stuffy nose accompanies the symptoms.
  4. Lycopodium - Babies are restless, brow wrinkles like a worried look, and a touch of anxiety. They agonize from the trapped gas. It gets worse later in the afternoon or early evening. Warm compresses or warm hot-water bottle eases the discomfort if they pass gas. Eczema and cracks behind their ears some times appear.
  5. Colocynthis - When the baby responds to firm pressure on the abdomen, like lifting baby up on the shoulders, creating a light pressure on the tummy. The position relieves pain and crying.
  6. Magnesium Phosphoricum - Keep their knees to their chest, which helps the bloating and gas. They form a good burp, and all settles down.

Keep reading my article for instructions on massaging your baby with colic. I found massage helped my daughter tremendously.

No More Fussy Baby

Homeopathic remedies work because they strengthen the body to heal itself naturally.

Help your baby or newborn feel better quickly, effectively, and safely by using a prescribed homeopathic remedy. Your baby will feel much better, you will feel much better, and both of you will get a good night’s sleep.

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Natural Remedy

Massage Baby

I massaged my baby often while her body was growing, and she never had colic after and was a happy baby.

Massage helps colicky babies.
Massage helps colicky babies. | Source

Massage Works Wonders

Probiotic Benefits

I stumbled across interesting and helpful information about Colic, which categorizes high on the list of medical paradoxes. A study came out of Italy and is helping babies and mothers.

Colicky babies are inclined to have a lower number of probiotics in their digestive systems. Ninety colicky babies treated with daily drops of either a probiotic known as L. reuteri or simethicone drops. Simethicone is a well-known treatment for gas.

After the treatment using simethicone drops, less than five percent of the babies still had discomfort. Which means, most of the babies receiving the probiotic had hardly any colic symptoms after seven days. The good news is that more doctors in Italy are using this treatment. But there is no report that U.S. doctors are using this treatment.

Keep in mind, L. reuteri is a trustworthy probiotic found in most yogurts. I hope to hear about further testing because there are other varieties of lactobacillus that could develop into a colic treatment of the future in the U.S. and other countries as well.

© 2017 Kenna McHugh

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    • Kenna McHugh profile imageAUTHOR

      Kenna McHugh 

      19 months ago from Northern California

      Jada, you are welcome. Thank you, again, for reading my article.

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      Kenna McHugh 

      19 months ago from Northern California

      Jada, Yes. But, not like a job or contracted writer.

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      Kenna McHugh 

      19 months ago from Northern California

      Jada, Thank you for reading my article. I agree, finding herbal remedies for infants is heaven sent.

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      Kenna McHugh 

      19 months ago from Northern California

      Jada, Thank you for reading my article. I agree, finding herbal remedies for infants is heaven sent.

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