Corpus ID: 23407179

Infantile Colic: Recognition and Treatment.

  title={Infantile Colic: Recognition and Treatment.},
  author={J. Johnson and Katherine Cocker and Elisabeth M. Chang},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={92 7},
  • J. Johnson, Katherine Cocker, Elisabeth M. Chang
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • American family physician
  • Infantile colic is a benign process in which an infant has paroxysms of inconsolable crying for more than three hours per day, more than three days per week, for longer than three weeks. It affects approximately 10% to 40% of infants worldwide and peaks at around six weeks of age, with symptoms resolving by three to six months of age. The incidence is equal between sexes, and there is no correlation with type of feeding (breast vs. bottle), gestational age, or socioeconomic status. The cause of… CONTINUE READING

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