Baby Colic Relief

Baby Colic Relief
  • Immature intestines of babies are unable to digest food
  • Colic causes babies tend to cry inconsolably
  • This condition affects children in the neonatal age
  • Baby cries incessantly at a fixed time everyday
  • Rocking and breastfeeding do not help
  • The baby feeds and sleeps well otherwise
Simple techniques
  1. Simple techniques for relieving the child from colic pain:
    Technique # 1 - Knee Pushes:
    Knee pushes can help in relieving colic pain in babies. You can do knee pushes at the time of bath or massage
    1. Have the baby lying in front of you
    2. Hold the baby's thighs gently and bend the legs at the knees
    3. Gently push the thighs into the lower abdomen. Stop when you meet resistance
    4. Hold for four counts and release
    Repeat the process 8-12 times every day. Do this everyday
    Technique # 2 - Oil Massage:
    1. Take some warm oil on your fingers
    2. Place the tip of your finger on the baby's navel
    3. Massage in concentric clockwise circles
    4. Massage between the rib cage and the pelvis
    5. Do this for about 2 min
    Massage 6-8 times every day
  • Let the baby lie on her tummy for 15-20 min a day
  • Do not try these methods when the baby is having a colic attack

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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