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Were you looking for information about Infant Colic? Collic is a common misspelling of colic.
If your newborn baby cries for more than three hours straight at least three days per week for more than three weeks but has a clean bill of health otherwise, he or she may have colic. Typically, this condition begins around the time your baby is three weeks old and may last until month three or month four. No one knows for sure what causes colic. Researchers have studied possible biological, social, psychological, and physical factors, but no single factor has been shown to be responsible.
(To read the full eMedTV article, click Infant Colic. Among the topics covered are tips for coping with a colicky baby, risk factors, and how a healthcare provider may diagnose this condition. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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