The feeding of infants is one of the first handicap to those who are mothers. May seem very basic from the outside, but once we see the situation arise any doubt in the world. “Breast milk, prepared or both? Do you eat properly? Do you cry because you may be aching tummy? We will gradually resolving doubts, but in this case discuss some intestinal problems and their solutions.
We have heard of called “colic” as the reason for babies to cry inconsolably for hours in the first months after birth. The poor seem to spend a lot of pain and we suffer with him. Sometimes the reason is unknown, but cries and shrugs as if he felt pain in her tummy. Also usually match that always happens at the same time, usually in the evening, and may take several hours. Well, the good news is that we should not worry, because it is not a disease but a functional process, mild and transient, disappearing around three months. It happens to most babies. Medically, the cause of crying is unknown but may be due to immaturity of the baby’s digestive system, which is adapting to their new situation. The reality is that it is a stage that must pass the children and their parents, as part of maturity and growth of the infant’s digestive system.
This leaves us more relaxed, because, although it seems that our baby is crying more than usual, the truth is that during the first months is common cry three or four hours a day. In any case, we must ensure that crying is not caused by other causes. It is helpful to review routine, playing with him, for reasons other than temperature, hunger, you feel neglected or need company. We will have to check reading a little bit of pampering.
Although of course, also might be the cause intestinal irritation. To prevent such cases, it is convenient, if you eat the little boy with formula milk, use milk with prebiotics GOS (galacto) present in breast milk that regulate the intestinal flora, improving the transit through its effect of dietary fiber, as well , favor the baby’s natural defenses. With this type of milk reduces the risk, taking also other benefits such as nucleotides that favor growth and stimulates intestinal flora.