Colic?

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Registered: 07-23-2009
Colic?
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Fri, 11-25-2011 - 1:48pm

Anyone have a LO with Colic? I think this is what Laila has.. About 3 wks ago she started with the non stop screaming for hours and hours. Its gotten a tad better but some days are worse than others. I am half breastfeeding (well pumping and giving it to her) and half formula. She gets formula mostly at night and when we are out. Her fussiness is mostly at night. She will be hungry and cry through her feeding or flat out refuse til her pain goes away or she is absolutley startving to death. I have tried cutting things out of my diet and that dont seem to help. she just has ALOT of gas. We tried the mycolin drops and Gripe water. Helps a little but she is still so miserable :(

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In reply to: michelle021779
Wed, 12-28-2011 - 11:53am
Yay! Hppefully that qas it :) nak

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In reply to: michelle021779
Sun, 12-25-2011 - 2:28pm
Well, I got treated for thrush along with Jack and it went away instantly. He put Jack on a low dose of Zantac and he has had a scream free couple of nights. Yay!! So we are keeping him on the probiotic and going back at the end of the week for a recheck. Fingers crossed the Zantac was the secret!!!

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In reply to: michelle021779
Sun, 12-25-2011 - 12:34pm

What did he say?

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In reply to: michelle021779
Fri, 12-23-2011 - 9:13am
It was still better than how he was a week ago...no turning purple from crying so hard but I have an appt today so we will see what the Dr says.

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In reply to: michelle021779
Fri, 12-23-2011 - 6:51am
Yay tammy how did night 2 go?

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In reply to: michelle021779
Thu, 12-22-2011 - 8:51am
So glad you found a solution!! Last night Jack didn't really cry at all and it's his 4th day on Biogaia. I'm hoping it wasn't a fluke. If a $30 probiotic is what it takes, well worth it :) It's the only thing out there that has scientifically proven to work. 74% of parents reported a significant difference in a week where gripe water did nothing and there is no research to prove anything about it. My happitummi wrap should be here today too. :)

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Registered: 01-24-2009
In reply to: michelle021779
Thu, 12-22-2011 - 1:19am
I had a DD in Nov 2010, so she just turned 1 yr old, but I saw this post while lurking (I actually havent been on IV in ages, haha, but decided to visit the new Nov babies) :) and just wanted to comment. She was a VERY colicky newborn. Didn't sleep like a normal newborn, screamed ALL the time... I even took her to the ER one night around Christmas because I knew something had to be wrong with her for her to scream until she was blue in the face! She would scream so hard she'd pass out in my arms. Poor thing. Anyways.... The doctor just kept saying the same thing -- colic. Well, I did my own research online and FINALLY at around 3 mos old, after trying everything (except going to formula... she was EBF and I was so scared she had a milk intolerance and that I'd have to stop BFing) I had a hunch she might have silent reflux. She never spit up so I just never thought of reflux, but the website www.refluxrebels.com has a test you can take to see if your baby might have it.

Anyways, we put her on Prevacid and within a week she was a COMPLETELY new baby. She started sleeping and was actually happy! She's still a crab sometimes, but I think thats mostly due to teething. :)

Just wanted to share my experience to help another mama!

During those first 3 mos, I just did whatever I could to get her to sleep, which mostly included wrapping her up tight in the Moby wrap and bouncing on a yoga ball! Spent many many hours doing that!
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In reply to: michelle021779
Wed, 12-21-2011 - 9:41pm
It better work for 30.00 lol hope it helps!!

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In reply to: michelle021779
Wed, 12-21-2011 - 9:02am
It's a probiotic. $30 at Walgreens. Jack's been on it for 4 days and I actually see a difference forming!

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In reply to: michelle021779
Wed, 12-21-2011 - 4:37am
Whats that?

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