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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FAQ: How do I administer gripe water to my baby?

We get this question often, and it’s a good one.  Many moms and dads are new at administering liquid supplements and medications to their babies, especially at such a young age.  Although Mommy’s Bliss Gripe Water is safe and gentle enough for babies 2 weeks old, it’s very important to administer a liquid supplement to […]

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WHAT IS 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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WHEN SHOULD I GIVE GRIPE WATER TO MY BABY?

Mommy’s Bliss Gripe Water should be given as needed and not as a preventive measure – after all, it works quickly! We suggest that you wait until your baby is two weeks old and over seven pounds before administering our Gripe Water. For all other infants and children, give Gripe Water at the first signs […]

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THE LANGUAGE OF CRYING

THE LANGUAGE OF CRYING Crying is one of the only ways your baby knows how to communicate its wants and needs with you.  Over time, you will come to notice differences in your baby’s cry and you’ll learn how to understand what your baby is trying to communicate.  Luckily, most babies are easy to understand […]

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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 at least […]

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New moms, save your sanity with 3 simple tips

If you have a newborn that is fussy due to symptoms of gas and colic, you know what it’s like to feel stressed and helpless.   Luckily, there are ways to aid and comfort your baby through this painful time, like massage, stretching, and gripe water.  It’s also important to remember to teach yourself how to cope […]

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HOW TO SOOTHE COLIC BABY BLUES

All babies will cry and fuss—it’s just what they do. But if your newborn is crying for up to three hours at a time, several times a week, then they may be suffering from colic. Colic is general discomfort caused by too much gas in the stomach or even just from crying too much.  Whatever […]

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