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Child cries in the evening and night. Especially when passing motion in yellow. What is wrong?

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Our child is crying every day in the evening hours. Specifically at night child is crying a lot.

Observations: When she is going to motion, she is crying a lot. Motion is normal yellow colour, soft but sticky.

No cold, cough or any other problems
Posted Mon, 28 May 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 40 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.

What is your child is having is infantile colic and that is absolutely normal.

This occurs in most of the infants till 4 months of age.

Please do the following which should help.

Make sure to burp the baby after feeding every time.
Make her lie on her stomach when her stomach is empty.
Ask mother to take light diet and avoid high fatty foods and maize products.She need to drink plenty of fluids.
Give colic aid drops before feed up to 3-4 times in a day.
Please avoid giving cyclopam drops.

This is thing which will go with time and there is nothing to worry about. Some discomfort while passing stool is normal.

I hope this helps.

Please write again if you have something more to ask.

In case you do not have further query, please accept the answer.



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Follow-up: Child cries in the evening and night. Especially when passing motion in yellow. What is wrong? 29 minutes later
Dear Dr. Pragnesh,

Thanks for your valuable suggestions. We will follow your instructions and will see the result.

Hope the problem get resolved soon.

Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 10 hours later

Good to hear from you again.

Yes,please do it.

In fact, parenting is a time to remember,enjoy it.

Wishing him best of health.


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