• Should you give gripe water to your fussy baby?

    2 monthes ago - By Today's Parent

    Gas and tummy troubles are common for newborns and parents naturally want to do anything to help their baby feel better. That's especially true with colicky babies who just won't calm down. When rocking, burping and singing won't work , one option you'll hear about is gripe water, an old-timey remedy meant to soothe excessive fussiness and gas pains in babies.
    What is gripe water?
    Gripe water is a liquid herbal supplement marketed to ease stomach discomfort in babies. “It's one of those very, very old-fashioned treatments,” says Michelle Ponti, a paediatrician based in London...
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