FAQ: What is colic?

What is colic?  The term “colic” comes from the Greek word “kolikos,” which means “suffering in the colon.”Colic is often defined by the “rule of threes.” The episodes of inconsolable crying: Begin within the first three weeks of life Last at least three hours per day Occur at least three days per week Persist for […]

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The Origin of Gripe Water

Gripe water is a time-tested formula that has been used for more than 100 years throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, India and the Caribbean to relieve the discomfort that infants face from colic, gas, teething and hiccups. Forms of gripe water were previously imported to the United States, but those imports did not gain approval because […]

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