Coping with Colic: 8 Tips for Calming Your Baby

Photo by: Selena Burgess
Chiropractic or Cranial Adjustments (Osteopathy)
Something else I found in my research (and in speaking with other moms), was the suggestion to consult with a chiropractor ... more 
Photo by: Selena Burgess
Chiropractic or Cranial Adjustments (Osteopathy)
Something else I found in my research (and in speaking with other moms), was the suggestion to consult with a chiropractor and/or osteopath. We did both and we were so grateful for emotional and physical support, for Abby (and us). Always co-consult with your pediatrician or physician too!
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Tue, Nov 20, 2012 4:18 PM EST
I always wondered what I would do if I had a colicky baby. Perhaps I jinxed myself, but that's just what we got when my daughter Abby was born. When our pediatrician told us about the 'power of three' (her crying for longer than 3 solid hours a day, for more than 3 days a week and for longer than 3 weeks), we knew we had our work cut out for us. We fit that bill. He said Abby had colic. Due to all of the unknowns that come with colic, all we knew was this: we had to find our way. And we did, with a fair amount of research, natural instincts, and trial and error. Here are the 8 soothing techniques that worked best for us. - By Selena Burgess



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