Probiotics May Not Be Answer for Colic

Probiotics are live bacteria in food that may enhance the good bacteria in our bodies, helping to ease certain gastrointestinal complaints like gas, bloating and diarrhea. So it’s no surprise probiotics’ potential gastrointestinal-soothing benefits have led some anxious parents to try using them to help their colicky, crying babies, too. ‘Jury out’ on using probiotics … Read More

Colic May Be Linked to Migraines in Children

The intense, non-stop crying of a baby with colic is often blamed on digestive trouble. But a new study says that in some babies colic may be linked with childhood migraines — and may even be an early form of migraine. If this link is proven after more research, it could offer hope that preventive … Read More

The ABCs of Crying

Contributor: Emma Raizman, MD, Pediatrician New parents often come to me worried about how much their baby cries. Crying is normal in all babies — it’s how they communicate. Even healthy babies without colic, illness or discomfort can cry for two to three hours a day. Research shows that there is a normal cycle for … Read More

Advertising Policy

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy