Typically, digestive problems are observed at 4-5 weeks of life. They are caught off guard young parents. Although colic is observed in each kid, to a greater or lesser degree, mom and dad this is not easier. They always wear crumbs on hand, put a warm diaper or stroking baby's tummy.
If the child suffers from colic or distention, be sure to give him dill water. Of course, to find it in its pure form is not so simple. Usually it is made in pharmacies that manufacture drugs. In addition, the shelf life of such water is not great: 2-3 days at room temperature, 7-10 days if stored in the refrigerator. Modern analogue gripe water is a drug "Plantex". It is made from fennel ("relative" dill) has a long shelf life and, thanks to packaging in individual bags, simple and easy to use. "Plantex" is used in babies from the moment, like colic, that is, approximately 3-4 weeks of age, or sooner if the need arises.
Supporters of traditional medicine dill water can be prepared independently. To do this, 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds that you can buy in a drugstore, pour boiling water, then insist 1-1,5 hours. This infusion give the child 1 teaspoon 3 times a day in intervals between feedings. When taking gripe water for the first time, you must carefully monitor the reaction of the crumbs since this drug may cause allergies.
Act dill water begins in 15-20 minutes after ingestion. If the baby tolerates the drug, the quantity can be gradually increased, bringing to 5-6 teaspoons a day.
Typically, these doubts about whether to give water to infants, appear in young moms in hot weather, or when the baby is on artificial feeding. Usually older women, based on my own experience, I believe that the water baby is to give it is possible. At the same water watered the baby in between the main feeding and give water from a small spoon or from a bottle.
A few years ago, all the pediatricians were of the opinion that babies need to drink water. But now things have changed and many experts changed their view on the question: "do I Need to give water to newborn?" It used to be that breast-feeding is sufficient for up to 3 months, necessarily in the regime, and in two you can give juices. There are a number of reasons, according to which the baby give water do not need