Moms are always looking for a way to provide their little ones with the same comfort and care they get from breastfeeding.
However, introducing your baby to
the world of bottles can be a daunting task for parents. There are so many to
choose from, and it is hard to know which will be best for you and your
One in 3 babies is always rooting
for their mom's breast, and that's where the Optimal Mamilla bottle comes in.
The Mamilla is an innovative baby bottle that takes all the fuss out of
breastfeeding, it provides a natural alternative to suction feeding, has a
double- anti-colic vent built in the nipple which provides protection against colic by separating the air from milk and
helps prevent bacteria from building up inside the bottle, and can be used
from birth until your little one is ready to move on to a cup! Optimal's
nipples are made of non-toxic and hygienic silicone material (BPA free).
Colic is a common condition that causes much frustration and uncertainty in parents. The following article will provide solutions to help reduce the severity of colic in your baby and give you the family life you deserve.
Babies with colic suffer from
symptoms such as excessive gas, abdominal pain, and interrupted sleep. They seem to cry for hours on end and nothing seems to
help them. It’s a miserable situation for babies and parents alike. Babies with
colic can’t be consoled by breastfeeding or being held and patting their backs.
of families with colicky babies has increased sharply over the past few decades
and shows no signs of slowing down. As a new parent, you may not know what to
do when your baby starts crying uncontrollably and can't be soothed. You may be
feeling frustrated and helpless, unsure of how to make your baby feel better.
It's tough enough being a new
parent, but with colic affecting your baby's sleep, it becomes even tougher.
When colic goes untreated, it can have long-term consequences on your child's
Colic can start as early as the
newborn period, but symptoms usually peak between three and six months of age
and are typically present for at least
three hours a day. It can be caused by an infant's inability to
digest foods, gas buildup, or flatulence. Some infants suffer from colic due to
their mothers' eating habits during pregnancy and after birth.
The most common types of colic
that pediatricians see are irritability, reflux, and hiccups. Irritable colic
is the most common type of colic, affecting about 60% of all infants with
colic. The cause is unknown. Reflux can occur when babies swallow air or have
gastroesophageal acid reflux (GER). Hiccups happen when air gets into the baby’s
digestive system from an incomplete burp or from a healthy hiccup reflex.
Infants with colic are often
sleepy when they are not crying or sometimes, they seem restless but cannot be
calmed. Colicky babies have periods of intense discomfort, usually in their
abdomen or lower back, which can make them cry inconsolably for hours at a time
and usually happen after feeding or a period of being awake.
natural mamilla feeding bottle, you do not need to worry!