Colic…what exactly is colic, anyway?

How do you get colic and how do you know if your baby has colic and how do you get rid of it?

Learn all you need to know about colic this week on the Badass Breastfeeding Podcast.  

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Things we talked about:

The colic “label” [6:12]

Colic criteria [6:52]

Some causes of colic [9:06]

Colic and parental mental health [12:50]

A fascinating bit of research [14:00]

Probiotics [20:50]

Time frame of colic [22:10]

High strung babies [23:13]

Circadian rhythm and hormones [26:15]

Colic and parental anxiety and depression [28:18]

Things we try to use to help [34:37]

Why foods don’t cause gas in breastfed babies [37:28]

Developmental connection [41:27]

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