Probiotic may help treat colic in infants

Probiotics—or "good bacteria"—have been used to treat infant colic with varying success. In a new trial published in the journal Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, investigators have shown that drops containing a ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mothers' relationship happiness may influence infant fussiness

How happy a mother is in her relationship and the social support she receives may affect the risk of infant colic, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The study sheds new light on the factors that may ...


Are SIDS and colic related? Researchers propose new theory

Many parents know the frustration and misery of having an infant with colic. Try as they might, there often seems to be no way for concerned parents to calm a crying child. Though researchers haven't been able to pinpoint ...

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Colic is a form of pain which starts and stops abruptly. Types include:

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