Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnetters aren't necessarily qualified to help if your child is unwell. If you have any serious medical concerns, we would urge you to consult your GP.

Best anti-colic medicine

(8 Posts)
Bellabelloo Sun 22-Jan-17 12:16:51

What's the best anti-colic medicine for babies please? X

Bellabelloo Sun 22-Jan-17 12:18:23

And also formula if you have any recommendations? I have Cow & Gate but my midwife said Aptimal was better?

DialMforMummy Sun 22-Jan-17 12:21:50

I found cranial osteopathy worked wonders. Problem solved in a couple of sessions. At the time (when the manipulation, super gentle, was taking place), I thought I wasted my money but the night after the treatment was the beginning of a new era. The rest (Gripe water, Infacol etc..) did not seem to have any significant impact.

Bellabelloo Sun 22-Jan-17 13:18:05

Thanks. I had heard about that. I'll look into it. X

BingoBingoBingoBango Sun 22-Jan-17 14:40:56

Cow and Gate and Aptamil are made by the same company so there is no difference.

rebeccajbm Sun 22-Jan-17 19:59:48

My son had colic for a long time! Tried absolutely everything! Then my mum told me to try gripe water and he's never had it since. I used to give him 5ml before each bottle! Worked a treat smile xx

AreWeThereYet000 Mon 23-Jan-17 21:47:27

My DS had colic really bad he slept for less than 1 hour a night it was really awful to see him in pain, then someone recommended coleif - it's expensive for what amount you get but it's so worth it! X

Heirhelp Mon 23-Jan-17 21:52:07

There is no best formula. It is all very tightly regulated so there is very little difference between them. One baby may prefer another brand.

What is your baby's specific problem? Wind, crying, constipation and how old is your baby?

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now