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Breastfed 6wk old and wind causing issues

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littleraysofsunshine Wed 12-Mar-14 19:11:56

He seems unsettled a fair bit some days. Pooing fine but has soooo much trapped wind. out both ends. But lots from his behind.. And some nights I think he's waking for a feed but he doesn't want it and is just Uncomfy from being gassy.

He demand feeds, usually every 2-3hourly.

littleraysofsunshine Wed 12-Mar-14 19:45:45

He's soooo gassy tonight. Had a big poo earlier but didn't settle well tonight. Just been looking info up on it. Poor boy. He wreaks! Lol

notoneforselfies Wed 12-Mar-14 19:48:10

It might be a lactose intolerance. Might be worth trying coleif for a bit? Also my LO had a tongue tie, just snipped today, but it meant he had a poor latch so was gulping lots of air when he was feeding, resulting in colic...

littleraysofsunshine Wed 12-Mar-14 20:09:45

I can't see a tongue tie, and I've just started to see a pattern with it. He'll be happier for a few days then as the build up goes on he'll get more and more unsettled.

notoneforselfies Wed 12-Mar-14 20:14:00

My DS's was a type 4 posterior tie - not visible only palpable. But it was just a possibility. Do you burp him thoroughly after every feed? Might be worth experimenting with coleif and also cutting things out of your diet...

MistletoeBUTNOwine Wed 12-Mar-14 20:21:54

My ebf DS (8weeks) is exactly the same sad
Where do you get coilef from?

notoneforselfies Wed 12-Mar-14 20:26:01

Any pharmacy - boots stocks it. It's pricey but if it works you can get it on repeat prescription. Lactose intolerance is very common and they usually grow out of it by about 3 months. Coleif is just a lactase enzyme so not 'medication'. Worth trying if just to rule it out really!

littleraysofsunshine Thu 13-Mar-14 07:56:49

He fed at 6:15, slept and just woke crying and rooting. I tried to feed but he just screams. Has wind and still cries when I try to put him down or wind more ???

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