Colic and Acid Reflux

3 Colic Babies: Biggest Challenge of My Life

Colic GERD and Acid Reflux

Raising 3 colic babies has been tough. Let me tell you my story.  It’s the most beautiful afternoon. Dad is outside playing with the girls; we have nowhere to be, and I feel like I finally have a couple hours to work on my business.  I look out the window and see that the girls are playing nicely, and I say a quick gratitude prayer knowing just how lucky I am.  I can’t believe how tough it has been to get here, and I am sure that many of you can relate.  Raising colic babies has literally been the biggest …

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My Journey through Colic, GERD, and Acid Reflux

Colic GERD and Acid Reflux

Colic, GERD, and Acid Reflux. The words you dread hearing when you have a newborn.  You know how horrible heartburn, acid reflux from a greasy meal, and a tummy ache feel yourself? Imagine what your baby feels when her underdevelopment organs aren’t functioning properly. It’s the worst feeling in the world hearing your baby suffer in pain. All you can do is try to soothe. The blood curdling screams and piercing cries still make me cringe. I’m not lying when I say that I suffer from PTCD (Post Traumatic Colic Disorder). I still immediately panic inside when I hear those …

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What Foods to Avoid While Breasfeeding for Colic


What is Colic? Colic is a tough phase for any new parent. You are tired. You are trying to learn your new baby. And your baby just will not quit crying. You have tried literally everything and nothing is working. Your baby has all of it’s needs met and is completely healthy.  Colic is described as crying that lasts for prolonged periods of time (think 3+ hours). It is consistent and persistent fussiness.  It is tough, Mama. We have been there. We know! Luckily, colic is a phase, and is short in the big picture of things.  It turns off …

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How to Soothe Your Colic Baby

Soothe Your Baby's Colic

Does my baby have colic? Becoming a new mom is such an exciting time!  You get to bring your bundle of joy home, watch them grow, and learn each other.  It is also a huge time of transition. You are lacking sleep, healing from pregnancy and delivery, and adjusting to your new life.  A lot of work goes into being this new parent. Sometime around 4 to 6 weeks (earlier for some) your baby starts crying and just won’t stop.  Colic is when a baby cries for a prolonged period of time (over 3 hours) on a regular basis. For …

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The Exhausted Mom’s Guide to Colic

Moms Guid to Colic

Colic is one of the most exhausting periods that a new parent will experience.  Not only are you dealing with a newborn, their irregular schedules, and learning one another, but you are dealing with a baby that just won’t stop crying.  You may feel like you are failing as a parent (because you cannot console them), your relationships will very much be tested, and you may struggle with feeling bonded with your baby.  Colic is downright hard! But understanding colic can help you as a new parent to overcome these hurdles and be able to embrace this short phase and …

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how to help colic

colic and acid reflux baby

Colic Days.  Awwwww….Those first three months after baby is born, you know, the fourth trimester. Those are the months that survivors of colic think back to as some of the hardest, most trying times. And I should know! I am one.  I am a survivor of three colic babies and all of which also suffered from GERD, otherwise known as the painful notion of acid reflux. Here are the top 10 things that I suggest to other parents with babies that suffer from colic, GERD, or acid reflux. These items helped me survive some difficult times and I would buy them …

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