Did your difficult child have Colic as a baby?

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by brendan, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. brendan

    brendan Guest

    For some reason I've ben thinking about this lately. Brendan would scream every night from about 5 until 10 pm. I am now thinking his senses were overloaded as this sometimes is a problem for Aspergers/other problems.
    Just wondering it there is a correlation.
  2. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Mine had some reflux issues as a baby, had to keep her upright for a while after she ate, and she had to be on special formula due to lactose intolerance. Otherwise she was a great baby.
  3. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Yes. I carried her in a kangaroo pouch for weeks. It was awful. Forget taking a shower or getting anything else done...
  4. PatriotsGirl

    PatriotsGirl Guest

    No, my difficult child did not have any colic issues. Neither one of my kids did.
  5. Oh yes - colic and projectile reflux until he was 6 months old. Both problems stopped right around six months, but it was a very rough ride for us all until this calmed down. I never really connected the Asperger's with these issues, but no doubt they may be connected.
  6. Bunny

    Bunny Guest

    YES!!! He would scream all day long, but it was strange because he would sleep at night. I can't tell you how many different formulas we were on and how many times I took that child to a doctor as a baby because he did nothing but cry. It was horrible.

    Actually, I know quite a few people who have difficult child kids and they all said the same thing: they were difficult kids from the time they were babies. Most of them said their kids were very colicky as babies. Maybe there is something to that.

  7. hearts and roses

    hearts and roses Mind Reader

    Well, the pediatrician at the time confirmed that difficult child didn't have bad colic at all. And he could not explain why she cried from sun up till sun down. Yes, a full 12 hours, from 7AM to 7PM of screaming. Then, magically at 7PM, following her bath time and feeding, she drifted off to sleep for 12 hours. Because I was nursing, I had to wake her in the middle of the night to feed, my breasts we so full and painful from nursing her all day as a means to calm her. It was an utter nightmare. Again, almost magically, at 3 months the screaming stopped...but then it picked up again when she hit her teens! LOL.
  8. tiredmommy

    tiredmommy Site Moderator

    Yes... round the clock.
  9. Fran

    Fran Former desparate mom

    Nope, not an issue.
  10. HaoZi

    HaoZi Guest

    Those of you that had ones that were colicky, are these the same kids that do better on girlfriend/CF diets?
  11. Kjs

    Kjs Guest

    Yes he did. It was absolutely horrible. I think he cried for a year with Colic, then ear infections.
  12. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Reflux and projectile vomiting.
    Does that count?
  13. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful

    Screamed for 6 months......did not sleep but for maybe 5 mins at a shot.........reflux and projectile vomiting as well. diagnosed failure to thrive as an infant. Honestly surprised I had another child after that. lol
  14. Josie

    Josie Active Member

    My daughter was colicky. She was a difficult child until she did the girlfriend/CF diet. I think if your child had a known allergy or intolerance as a baby, it is worth eliminating that food now and seeing what happens.

    I know most people don't believe in the magic bullet, but for her that diet is the magic bullet.