How do i help my baby

Nancy - posted on 12/28/2012 ( 4 moms have responded )

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i have a two week old son and he seems to be really gassy and has a sore stomach and his always wide awake during the day and when it comes down to at niight he screams and cry im exhausted and i know he has a sore tummy but ive tried everything ive tried cuddling with him as much as i can i tried to lay him on my chest which work for most of the time but im so scared when i fall asleep hell fall off me anybody know any other way i can sooth him i tried wrapping him in a warm blanket and it dont work . this is his second night being tough ever since his been born his a good baby never cries for anything so its stressful for me because i dont know what to do im a first time mother and would like any suggestions ..

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Chasidy - posted on 12/30/2012

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I agree with lisa the tummy drops works it did on my son it sounds like colic to me and a change in formula may do the trick and less air intake the better if he does have colic . Call the doctor and ask what to do before trying anything he ll tell you if you need to bring him are not .

Cleaver - posted on 12/29/2012

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the gas aid i find helps best is ovol drops i also rub his tummy above his hip bones and hold his tummy and lightly bounce

Lisa - posted on 12/29/2012

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Tummy drops? Massage his tummy, burp him during bottles, maybe try a formula that is easy on tummies mixed with breast milk if nursing, or a new bottle that may reduce aid intake. If u are nursing try a different position to reduce air intake while nursing.

Patricia - posted on 12/29/2012

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Sounds like a visit to the pediatrician is in order. You may need to switch out his formula or if you are breastfeeding it may be something that you are eating that is bothering him.

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