[Infantile colic as maternal reason of consulting a pediatrician: characteristics of mother and child].

@article{Becker1998InfantileCA,
  title={[Infantile colic as maternal reason of consulting a pediatrician: characteristics of mother and child].},
  author={Kristina Becker and Ursula Pauli-Pott and Dieter Beckmann},
  journal={Praxis der Kinderpsychologie und Kinderpsychiatrie},
  year={1998},
  volume={47 9},
  pages={625-40}
}
About 10-20% of infants under four months of age suffer from infantile colic (IC), an excessive screaming behaviour caused by multiple factors. WESSELS et al. (1954) definition is that babies in usually good health and nutritional condition are screaming/whining more than three hours daily, more than three days weekly for no apparent reasons. The question is whether/in what way daily routines of infants concerned differ from normal infants. Mothers of colicky infants (n = 25) and mothers in a… CONTINUE READING