Health Tip: Help Prevent Gas in Babies

Feed the infant slowly

Topics: Bowel Problems: Gas Bowel Problems: Misc Kids: Misc Parenting

(HealthDay News) -- Babies often swallow too much air while eating or drinking, leading to uncomfortable gas.

The University of Michigan Health System says common causes of gas in babies also include:

  • Swallowing too much air while crying.
  • Giving your baby too much juice.
  • Giving your baby cow's milk before age 1, or cereal before age 4 months.

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