Gripe water is a remedy to treat colic problems, indigestion and teething problems in babies. This is the remedy that your great grandmother has used to comfort your colic problems. But today’s mothers are confused whether Gripe Water is safe for their baby or not. If you are among them, then this article will satisfy all your questions and give their answers as per the guidelines of known organizations such as WHO/UNICEF / NCBI.
Before jumping on to the main question let us first understand why there is a need of gripe water for your baby.
Why Gripe Water is needed?
If your baby is feeling uneasy and gassy, then it might be due to presence of high concentrated protein in your milk. To break the enzymes of the high concentrated protein milk, your baby’s stomach releases large amount of acidic chemicals and which in turn causes the acidic nature of the stomach and baby feels uneasy. To neutralize the concentration of acidity in baby’s tummy, Gripe water was discovered by William Woodward that consisted Sodium bicarbonate, dill oil and alcohol, sugar and water.
Safety of Gripe Water
As the study on the colic problems has been done by Scientists over the time, they found that Alcohol is not good for babies and many companies have omitted the use of alcohol in their gripe water recipe.
Recently a study done by NCBI shows that the Sodium Bicarbonate in the Gripe Water effects the baby in a very bad way. It is advisable by the doctors to check for the Gripe water information mentioned on to the packet before using it on your baby.
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