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Colic

References:

[1] Wessel MA, Cobb JC, Jackson EB, Harris GS Jr, Detwiler AC. Paroxysmal fussing in infancy, sometimes called colic. Pediatrics 14(1954):421-35.

[2] Clifford TJ, Campbel, MK, Speechley, KN, et al. Evidence of transient infant distress and absence of lasting effects on maternal mental health. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 156( 2002):1183-1188.

[3] Metcalf TJ, Irons TG, Sher LD, et al. Simethicone in the treatment of infant colic: a randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial. Pediatrics 94(1994):29-34.

[4] Miller JJ, McVeagh P, Fleet GH, et al. Effect of yeast lactase enzyme on “colic” in infants fed human milk. Journal of Pediatrics 117(1990):261-3.

[5] Hunziker, UA, Barr, RG. Increased carrying reduces infant crying: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 77 (1986):641-8.

[6] Barr RG, McMullan SJ, Spiess H, Leduc DG, Yaremko J, Barfield R, Francoeur TE, Hunziker UA. Carrying as colic "therapy": a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 1991 May; 87(5): 623-30.

[7] Hill DJ, Roy N, Heine RG, Hosking CS, Francis DE, Brown J, Speirs B, Sadowsky J, Carlin JB. Effect of a low-allergen maternal diet on colic among breastfed infants: a randomized, controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2005 Nov;116(5):e709-15.

[8] Sondergaard C, Henriksen TB, Obel C, Wisborg K. Smoking during pregnancy and infantile colic. Pediatrics 108(2001):342-6.

[9] Huhtala V, Lehtonen L, Heinonen R, Korvenranta H. Infant massage compared with crib vibrator in the treatment of colicky infants. Pediatrics 105(2000): E84.

[10] Sosland JM, Christophersen ER. Does SleepTight work? A behavioral analysis of the effectiveness of SleepTight for the management of infant colic. J Appl Behav Anal 24(1991): 161-6.

[11] Weizman Z, Alkrinawi S, Goldfarb D, et al. Efficacy of herbal tea preparation in infantile colic. Journal of Pediatrics 122(1993):650-2.

[12] Lucassen PL, Assendelft WJ, Gubbels JW, van Eijk JT, van Geldrop WJ, Neven AK. Effectiveness of treatments for infantile colic: systematic review. BMJ 316(1998):1563-9.

[13] Rhoads JM, Fatheree NY, Norori J, Liu Y, Lucke JF, Tyson JE, Ferris MJ.J Pediatr. 2009 Dec;155(6):823-828.e1. Epub 2009 Jul 22. Altered fecal microflora and increased fecal calprotectin in infants with colic.

[14] Savino F, Pelle E, Palumeri E, Oggero R, Miniero R. Lactobacillus reuteri (American Type Culture Collection Strain 55730) versus simethicone in the treatment of infantile colic: A prospective randomized study. Pediatrics 119(2007):e124-e130.

[15] Moore DJ. Inflaming the debate on infant colic. J Pediatr. 2009 Dec;155(6):772-3.


Written and compiled by Kyla Boyse, R.N.  Reviewed by faculty and staff at the University of Michigan

Updated December 2010

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