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Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic? Radboud University in Nijmegen Study  
1/15/2013 7:26:59 AM

Colic is a common problem for babies, and new research may finally provide clues to its cause: A small study found that infants with colic seemed to develop certain intestinal bacteria later than those without the condition. What the researchers aren't clear on yet is why this would make some infants go on long crying jags nightly for months. The study authors suspect that without the right balance of intestinal flora, the babies may experience more pain and inflammation.