What Old Wives Tales have you been told?

I was never quite sure what to believe, but “my mum told me not to be out with my babies when its windy because it will make them colicky. Whenever one of my babies is crying and its windy outside, my mum always says “ohhh she must be colicky from the wind.”  !!!

This got me thinking – does the wind really have an effect on babies? If so, I’m not sure about the science behind it – its not like the wind blows down their throat and gives them gas…. to me this is purely an old wives tale!

So what does cause colic then?

What is true is that 78% of Healthcare Professionals agree that the most common cause of colic in young babies is caused by digestive or feeding problems, including swallowing air when feeding, but there is a solution:-

The Dr Brown’s Natural Flow baby bottle features a patented system with an internal vent designed to create a “vacuum free” environment, so providing the following benefits:

The unique internal vent eliminates the vacuum and air bubbles in the feed, so it helps colic relief for babies and reduce burping.

Over half of those changing to Dr Brown’s Natural Flow saw an improvement in 3 feeds or less, outperforming any other brand.  For more information and to see a fully animated explanation log on to www.drbrowns.co.uk – and this isn’t an old wives tale!


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