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  1. I do not know if best practices now surfaced about items like that, however , I am positive that your job is obviously recognized as a fair game.

  2. Debbye says:

    @ Mosonik – Some people find that infant massage can help relieve gas pains, by working out some of the gas. And many use over the counter and homeopathic medicines made specifically for gas and/or colic. Please talk to your doctor if you suspect that your baby is in pain, and before starting any medications or therapy.
    Good luck!

  3. mosonik says:

    Some babies cry at night when we suspect that he might be having a problem in the stomach; either wants get some milk or got some ache.what is the best medicine or liquid for aching stomach in babies!

  4. claire. says:

    my dear you dont have to be on pressure.thats how they are especially when they are colicky………….but there is some syrup istarted using[bonnisan]thou you would consult apaeditrian about it be4 using it 4 your sake.it helps on their stomach upsets like colic and dios.please put him on aschedule which will give him some sleep in the night,so whenever its bath time he will always awake,if its nap time so be it.those are the tips ave atleast used but dont worry be4 uknow its over that stage.athawise ithank nicole so much she has been help the few weeks iread about this blog cause iused to worry myself so much about the night but now iget the time to do other things cause am home all alone cant trust caretakers with anewborn….
    thanks.

  5. 1busymommy2 says:

    We use a schedule and various sleep aids. I was not ok with just letting her cry, but I also know she needed to self sooth. I found a sleep machine helps. At home we use a box fan in her room and when we are away from home, road trip, hotel room, grandmas house we use a sleepy bee. (sleepybees.com) I just feel like puttting her in a quite room to ?cry it out? was crule, but when she was trained to sleep to the ocean waves that the sleepy bee makes or the box fan sound, she seeemd to settle herslef more easily. This is the best way I found to help her know when it’s bed time.

  6. 1busymommy2 says:

    We use a schedule and various sleep aids. I was not ok with just letting her cry, but I also know she needed to self sooth. I found a sleep machine helps. At home we use a box fan in her room and when we are away from home, road trip, hotel room, grandmas house we use a sleepy bee. (sleepybees.com) I just feel like puttting her in a quite room to ?cry it out? was crule, but when she was trained to sleep to the ocean waves that the sleepy bee makes or the box fan sound, she seeemd to settle herslef more easily. This is the best way I found to help her know when it’s bed time.

  7. Jackie says:

    Would you help me to get ideas on how to overcome cramps in a baby’s stomach

  8. Rose says:

    It’s so funny… people have told me to do #4 but come on…really, who can wake up a baby or keep a baby awake when they are newborns? If you truly know how tell me, nothing gets this baby to stop napping in the daytime.

  9. Troy says:

    6 neices and nephews were raised on baby wise and they are all happy well adjusted kids doing well in school, sports, or whatever. We haven’t read the book now that we have our first child because she’s 4 weeks old but we plan too.

  10. Alisha DePreste says:

    I have an EXTREMELY fussy infant and all I can find on the web are these same tips! I know that rabble that the doctors and baby websites preach and am doing everything that I can 24/7 for my, now, 3 1/2 week old. This isn’t a new thing, either, this has been going on for a couple weeks now where she is up for, say right now, has been up for 8 hours crying no matter what happens. Swing, bouncy chair, carseat, sling, bassinet, crib. I have all of those..white noise, check! binkie, check! I put her to bed before she was fussy, she ate her fill and didn’t throw up, she has a clean diaper, I’ve swaddled and un-swaddled her and I’ve tried using more blankets and less of them. I’ve burped her, read to her, bathed her, and in between I’m consistently putting her back to bed just to hear her scream again. I also have just tried letting her “cry it out” and it has not helped her. Light, dark, in between doesn’t matter. If I hold her to get to sleep I am unable to put her back down without getting a mouth full at the instant I do so or if I make the slightest move.

    Oh and to comment on the car seat thing, that’s the ONLY thing that has helped me this far! She hates the bassinet or anything that doesn’t sit her completely up. So I prop her head up with a receiving blanket and do the same for her sides so she doesn’t get all bunched up. Also, it helps to pay attention to what formula you are using, or what you are eating in the case that you are breastfeeding. I found using Similac made her stomach uneasy and she would throw up in a way that is unhealthy. So I tried Enfamil and found out by comparing them that Similac puts an extreme amount of B vitamins in their formula which gives your child energy. A mom I know that was breastfeeding asked me “why do you think my child would be this amped up all the time?” So I asked her looking at her energy drink, “how many of those do you drink a day?” lol, it is wise to cut caffeine out of your diet as well as spicy foods or things like onions and garlic that can irritate an infant (use common sense here!.)

    • Nicole says:

      @Alisha I can sense your stress and it sounds like you are doing a lot of the right things. It just sounds like your baby has colic, plain and simple, and unfortunately, there isn’t much you can do to soothe colic. 🙁 There might be some products you can search about colic that might help, but mostly she will outgrow it, eventually. My neighbor friend’s son cried 10 hours a day until he was a couple of months old. 🙁 I would not worry it is anything in your diet and if you have to hold her for sleep right now, don’t feel like that will be forever. I had to hold my younger son a lot the first few weeks, too, and he became a decent sleeper fairly quickly (unlike my first). It’s a big adjustment coming out into this world. Hang in there!!! I promise it will get better! I hope you have help around.

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