PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

When should you call the doctor about your baby's colic?

ANSWER

Call your doctor if your baby:

�Has diarrhea, especially if you notice blood in it

�Doesn�t eat or gain weight

�Has a fever of 100.4 F or more

�Vomits

�Seems less alert or more sleepy than usual

From: Understanding Colic: Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital: "What is colic?"

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Colic."

International Breastfeeding Centre.

Mayo Clinic.org: “Breast-feeding Nutrition: Tips for moms,” “Colic: Lifestyle and Home Remedies.”

Nemours Foundation: "Your Colicky Baby."

UpToDate: "Patient Information: Colic (excessive crying) in infants (Beyond the Basics)."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital: "What is colic?"

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Colic."

International Breastfeeding Centre.

Mayo Clinic.org: “Breast-feeding Nutrition: Tips for moms,” “Colic: Lifestyle and Home Remedies.”

Nemours Foundation: "Your Colicky Baby."

UpToDate: "Patient Information: Colic (excessive crying) in infants (Beyond the Basics)."

 

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on May 19, 2019

NEXT QUESTION:

Why do I need a child safety seat?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

"ALEXA, ASK WEBMD"

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.