What is an Infantile Colic Infantile colic is a benign, self-limited process in which a healthy infant has paroxysms of inconsolable crying. The standard diagnostic criteria—known as the “rule of three” crying more than three hours per day, more than three days per week, for longer than three weeks. Symptoms typically resolve by three to sixContinue reading “Infantile colic- An Overview”
Previous Post: Evaluation of an Infantile Colic Infantile colic is a benign self limited condition. There is no proven therapy for it. Parental reassurance is the main measure to manage an infant with colic. Probiotics & Medications Recent meta-analyses and one systematic review found that L. reuteri significantly decreased colic only in Exclusively breastfed infants but itContinue reading “Management of Infantile Colic”
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