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6: The Fussy Newborn - The PedsDocTalk Podcast

I personally don't like the word "colic" when talking about a newborn. Babies fuss and some fuss more than others. A fussy baby can be extremely difficult to take care of as sometimes it may seem nothing can soothe them. In this episode, I disc...

Episode 6: The Fussy Newborn

In this episode, I discuss:

  • The definition of colic and why I don’t like labeling a fussy baby as “colicky.”
  • Infant gas. Why it happens and how to help babies.
  • Tips to soothe a fussy baby
  • When to be concerned about a baby who is inconsolable
  • The psychological impact of taking care of a fussy infant and the correlation I see between postpartum depression/anxiety and colic.
  • Some tips to help you through those tough moments.
Tune in to hear me answer these questions.

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