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An article published in the journal Pediatrics … notes that there is some ‘encouraging’ evidence that fennel extract and some herbal teas could relieve colic symptoms, but researchers concluded that the studies so far have been weak and unconvincing. So what, … Continue reading
The Los Angeles Times reports, “Gripe waters have never been tested as remedies for colic” in babies.
About one in ten infants are given unregulated and potentially unsafe herbal products or teas by their moms.
Colic is the bane of many sleep-deprived parents of newborns — but even though some crying, colicky babies may respond to alternative medicine remedies their use has little or no support from clinical trials, according to a recent systematic review. … Continue reading
Good news for parents with infants that suffer from colic. Lactobacillus and other probiotics are now being successfully used for infantile colic.
Italian researchers have published a study that may offer some hopeful news for parents of colicky babies: a daily dose of “good” bacteria may help their child to cry less. Here are some details from Reuters Health: After three weeks … Continue reading