Does fussiness and gas mean there could be a feeding issue?
In many cases, a baby's gas and fussiness can be related to feeding issues, such as:
When to call your doctor: You'll want to call your healthcare provider if your baby isn't gaining weight or has excessive gas and fussiness accompanied by other issues such as reflux, diarrhea, or white, red or black colored stool. These indications could be related to a potential cow's milk protein allergy or other medical condition.
Explore Other Feeding Issues
Cow's Milk Allergy
Some babies may develop an allergy to cow's milk protein. Explore our Cow's Milk Allergy Center to learn about cow's milk allergy and how to manage it.
Though lactose intolerance in babies is rare, milk-based formulas may cause tummy troubles for some babies. Find articles on what to look for and how a soy-based formula may help for lactose sensitivity.
Babies cry to communicate that they are hungry, tired or uncomfortable. Find articles and videos on the differences between crying and colic, and tips for calming your crying baby.
It's common for babies to spit up as their digestive systems develop, but there are ways to reduce frequent spit-up.
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