When your baby has colic, they will cry for hours on end and it's very hard to calm them down. What are the signs and symptoms of colic? And, how can you help a colicky baby sleep? This post will tell you all you need to know based on our 10+ years of experience. What is Colic? Colic is a fairly predictable time of day when your baby will cry for long periods of time. Some babies will cry for an hour or two but other babies can cry for multiple hours. My friend's baby cried for 5-6 hours
colic in newborns
We're talking today about something that most of us parents have experienced. It’s brutal. It’s intense. It makes us want to grab the nearest set of earplugs. We're talking about The Witching Hour. You know what we mean, right? That time during the late afternoon/early evening when our newborns suddenly begin wailing for no apparent reason (sometimes for hours a day) and WILL NOT STOP? During The Witching Hour, sometimes nothing calms our newborns. Feedings are fruitless.