+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 13
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    716
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    131
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default Wind

    What's the best thing to help get rid of wind in a BF baby?

    A friend recommended Infacol and my mum has mentioned gripe water in a bottle. How does that work with BF'ing though?

    DD rarely cries but the last 3 days it's all she's done due to the antibiotics I'm on for my c-section infection. I spoke to the paediatrician and he said DD would get used to it. Initially she was projectile vomiting, now it's obvious intense pain from her wind. I'm not sure what's worse to witness DD also has diarrhea.

    I've burped her for easily half an hour and it still doesn't come up. Please help.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    321
    Thanks
    153
    Thanked
    249
    Reviews
    0
    You just syringe the appropriate dose into their mouth during or after a BF. I used infacol and infants friend in tandem during the early months. Now, at 5 months, DD doesn't need the assistance - she's a champion belcher. Good luck.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    321
    Thanks
    153
    Thanked
    249
    Reviews
    0
    A syringe with dose markings is included in the infacol box, but not infants friend. I have heard good things about gripe water and would have used it probably if the first two were unsuccessful. All these liquids do essentially is combine all the small air bubbles into a larger bubble, making them easier to expel in a decent burp.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    716
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    131
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Any decent chemist stock those you think?

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    271
    Thanks
    110
    Thanked
    31
    Reviews
    4
    My friend recommends Champions Wind Mixture. She used it with her baby when he had colic. You can only get it from Blooms Chemist in Edgecliff, Sydney. They do deliver it though if you can't get there. I haven't had to use it yet luckily but she swears by it. They'll also send you a syringe and can send via express post.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    321
    Thanks
    153
    Thanked
    249
    Reviews
    0
    I purchased both of mine from woolworths.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    366
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked
    50
    Reviews
    0
    You can get in infacol from the supermarket and infants friend from chemists. DS2 was hideously windy and infacol is what worked best for us. Good luck and I hope your baby gets some relief soon.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    686
    Thanks
    113
    Thanked
    211
    Reviews
    11
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Lots of people swear by infacol but some studies have shown it to be no more effective than distilled water. Doesn't do anything for DD. we used infants friend and it worked well, plus lots of probiotics, both for antibiotic treatment, and for CS.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    575
    Thanks
    25
    Thanked
    131
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by MamaNurture View Post
    Lots of people swear by infacol but some studies have shown it to be no more effective than distilled water. Doesn't do anything for DD. we used infants friend and it worked well,
    Yes I have heard of that study also we used infants friend worked really well and can not really give to much

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    402
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked
    53
    Reviews
    0
    I kept a bottle of gripe water in the fridge and had to use it twice when dd had terrible wind. It really worked for her.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Co-sleeping and wind
    By 3bubbys in forum Co-Sleeping
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 29-09-2012, 18:00
  2. Trapped wind
    By pilbarablossom in forum Newborns (0 - 2 months)
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 03-08-2012, 03:28
  3. Breastfeeding, wind and spit ups
    By bohogirls in forum Breastfeeding Support
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 16-06-2012, 10:32

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Pebblebee
Parents spend hours looking for things they need NOW. The keys, the remote, darling daughter's treasured teddy. Stop wasting precious time looking & start finding with Bub Hub reviewed Pebblebee Smart Tag. Simply attach a Pebblebee and find it fast.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!