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7 week old with trapped wind

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Charpey87 Wed 10-Feb-16 09:00:45

Any advice for a 7week old crying with pain after every time i feed and move him around. Started yesturday and have always been using infracol and gripe water, he is bringing up some burps still. Hes being sick too now and then. Upset baby and upset mother. sad

KatyN Wed 10-Feb-16 09:38:01

Have you tried rubbing his tummy, cycling his legs while lying on his back, the tiger in the tree hold?
However, it's probably just a case of tiny pipes and you'll need to wait until 12ish weeks until he can fart with ease. There might also be an enormous poo waiting to come up so be prepared with a set of clean clothes at all times!
As a mum of a 6 week old you have my sympathy!

sallykins123 Thu 11-Feb-16 20:52:54

Do you wind him half way through bottles and then afterwards aswell? I found that helped with my daughter and also trying to keep her more up right while feeding. I used infacol and gripe water too, but neither made much difference, it got better when she was about 3 months.

Foxsox Thu 11-Feb-16 21:01:10

Agree with all the above
Also sit him upright on your lap, hold under the chin and support the whole body, then rotate him at the core / waist , so his tummy is getting a gentle circling motion.
This will help release any wind alonside other methods.
Also try baby massage about 5pm, before the night time wind starts.
I also think colief works well too.

ODog Sat 13-Feb-16 18:14:24

could you try keeping him upright in a sling as much as possible between feeds? Also sleeping on your chest on his front rather than in a cot on his back. These worked for my DS when he was that age.

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