21st November 2019

webmd
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What are gas drops for babies used for?

This product is used to relieve symptoms of extra gas caused by air swallowing or certain foods/infant formulas. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut.

In this manner, can newborn babies have gas drops?

Over-the-counter gas drops usually contain simethicone, a medicine designed to relieve painful symptoms associated with having too much gas in the stomach and intestines. Simethicone is generally a safe medication for babies. Fortunately, they are not included in most gas drops intended for infants.

What can you give a baby for gas?

Try these steps to prevent and ease the pain of gas:
  • Check feeding position. "When you're nursing or bottle-feeding, try to keep the baby's head higher than her stomach," Shu says.
  • Burp your baby. One of the easiest ways to ease gas pains is to burp her during and after she nurses.
  • Change equipment.
  • Work it out.