Relieving Colic in Newborns

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Gassiness and colic in newborns is the most common problem faced by new parents.It can make a baby fussy and irritable to no ends.There are some simple ways by which you can relieve a baby of colic.

1. Apply warm sesame oil around the belly button area of the baby in a clockwise direction. Massage gently for five minutes.
2. Flex the baby’s knees over his tummy a couple of times. Place the baby on your lap with feet towards you and gently do cycling movement with his feet.
3. Take a pinch of asofoetida (hing) and mix it with two to three drops of clarified butter (ghee). Apply this mixture around the navel of the baby.

Another tip for the mom’s, avoid food that makes you feel gassy.


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