Ruling out a checklist of potential pain triggers and more serious conditions, management includes helping parents cope with the colicky behavior, finding interventions to remediate feeding difficulties, limiting environmental stimulation, and developing calming routines to help comfort the infant. Key to infant-parent relationship building is helping parents manage stress. Care should be taken to observe for signs of parental harm to the infant.
R10.83 – Colic
35363006 – Infantile colic
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Milk and/or soy protein intolerance
- Pyloric stenosis