A constantly fussy baby can wear down even the most patient of parents. If you’re dealing with symptoms of colic in your newborn and not quite sure what you can do to help ease his pain, Dr. Robert Sears joins us via video today to share his advice and encouragement. In the video, he’ll address the following questions:
1. How do I know that my baby has colic and is not just fussy?
2. What causes colic?
3. What can I do to treat colic?
Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician in full-time private practice in Dana Point, California. Dr. Bob, as he likes to be called by his little patients, received his medical degree from Georgetown University and did his pediatric residency training at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. He provides a unique blend of mainstream and integrative medical care. He is a co-author in the Sears Parenting Library, including The Baby Book and The Portable Pediatrician, and is the author of The Vaccine Book, The Autism Book, and HappyBaby: The Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 Months. Dr. Bob has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Doctors, CNN, CBS Early Show, Fox Morning News, and Dr. Phil to discuss parenting advice and pediatric health issues and is a frequent speaker at parenting conferences. He is on the medical advisory board for various organizations, including Talk About Curing Autism, Autism Care and Treatment Today, SafeMinds, and Kaplan University Department of Health Sciences. Dr. Bob is an editor and contributor to AskDrSears.com.