Colic can be the source of distress for infants and anxiety among parents. We provide the latest research and guidance to inform treatment strategies.

Digital infant feeding diagnostic tool

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4th Aug 2020

Patient support material – Infant colic

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1st Jun 2020

CALM: a stepped-care approach to managing colic in formula-fed babies

1 min read
1st Mar 2020

CMA and functional gastrointestinal complaints in infants: Spotting the difference and optimising nutritional management

Monday 13 Jul 2020
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Top Five: Most popular blog posts designed for healthcare professionals

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16th Jul 2019

Diagnosis and management of functional gastrointestinal disorders: a guide for healthcare professionals

5 min read
27th Nov 2018

Strategies for coping with Colic

4 min read
24th Dec 2018

A “colicky” and unsettled baby, who cries a lot and seemingly can’t be comforted, can deplete the energy reserves of any new parent. Alison Wall draws upon her experience as a health visitor to suggest various ways to cope with and alleviate the stress.

Evidence-based treatment for the dietary management of colic

4 min read
24th Dec 2018

Although infantile colic is considered to be a self-limiting condition with few, if any, long-term medical consequences1, it is often a frustrating and distressing time for new parents. Affecting as many as 20% of newborn babies in their first months of life2, colic is characterised by extended periods of inconsolable crying in otherwise healthy infants. As a result, colic is associated with high levels of parental anxiety, sleep deprivation and stress. Understandably, colic is a frequent contributor to the need for healthcare professional consultations with 1 in 6 families seeking help and advice about the management of the condition1.

Recognising and managing colic

8 min read
24th Dec 2018

Colic is one of the most distressing conditions otherwise ‘healthy’ infants present with. The sudden onset of prolonged crying can be frightening as well as upsetting for the parents, and inevitably by the time they seek professional advice many feel quite helpless. This article reviews the latest information and research into the condition to help you make informed and effective recommendations.