Baby cries at length for hours, starting usually in the evenings.
Baby’s outbursts are often louder and higher pitched than usual.
Baby starts crying for no apparent reason.
Baby refuses to be soothed, no matter how hard you try.
Your child might be well fed and kept clean, but you might find that your little one is still prone to crying like above. This could be a possible sign of colic.
Immature digestive system, leading to stomach upsets1
Food allergies or intolerance2
Poor tolerance or total intolerance of lactose
Flatulence or gas
Even though colic is not harmful, it can take a toll on parents and caregivers. In most cases, it will eventually subside after a few months. Before that happens, you may want to try these methods that could help soothe your crying child.
It’s never easy handling a crying child, but getting to the bottom of your little one’s tears could be the first step to soothing them.