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4 Tips to Treat Colic
Colic (excessive crying) in babies can be stressful, especially for mothers who suffer from postpartum depression. In severe cases, the colic may even affect mother-baby bonding. The good news is that colic can improve on its own as your baby grows older. By the age of three months, your baby's crying should ease significantly.
Colic typically requires management rather than treatment. In fact, drug treatment is generally not required for colicky babies, unless they might be suffering from gastresophageal reflux disease (GERD). Here are some tips on how to manage and treat colic, from Dr. Alison Snodgrass, Consultant, General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Service, KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), a member of the SingHealth group.
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