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Colic

Colic is extreme crying in a baby between 3 weeks and 3 months of age who has no other health problems.

It can be upsetting to have a healthy baby who cries no matter what you do. But it is normal for some babies—and temporary. Your baby will grow out of it.

Last Revised: February 25, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics

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