Over the years we’ve seen numerous women throughout and following their pregnancy. Many of these women bring their newborns in for treatment as well. As we check in with mom we always check in to see how their babies are doing. Are they sleeping enough? Are their cries satisfied with changing or being fed? Are they pooping enough or too much?
As simple as these questions are, there are many times the answers are no to more than one of the above questions. When a baby is struggling, the first question has to lead to diet of baby and mom. If our patient is breast feeding, then we need to address her diet to find out where the babies distress is coming from.
There are many foods that infants prove to be sensitive to causing symptoms such as colic, sleeping difficulties, diarrhea, constipation, digestive distress and gas. Every patient is different, but the first foods to remove from the diet include: