As a parent you won t know what to do to comfort him. These symptom complexes occur at the same time everyday for at least 3 days a week.
Features of colic may include the following.
Symptoms of colic pain in babies. If you re unsure if your baby has colic thumb down these 11 signs and symptoms to know if your baby experiences the same signs and symptoms. You might notice that your child cries. Colic describes a frequent symptom complex of sudden and intermittent attacks of abdominal pain presumably of intestinal origin and of severe crying.
Each episode of colic lasts for about 3 hours. Intense crying that may seem more like screaming or an expression of pain crying for no apparent reason unlike crying to express hunger or the need for a diaper change extreme fussiness even after crying has diminished predictable timing with episodes. If your baby is colicky he will cry intensely and until he s red in the face.
With no clear reason such as hunger or a dirty diaper like they re in pain along with clenched fists stiff arms an arched back or curled legs while turning bright red. There are support groups which educate mothers about baby colic.