Colicky Infants: A Case Study

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Great job on your SOAP note! Since there is no specific cause of colic, the condition can be very frustrating for the mother of the infant. It sounds like the mother of your patient thought she was doing the right thing by trying to soothe the baby with feedings, but in reality, she was overfeeding the baby and causing more harm than good. I think one of the most important aspect of the visit is to reassure the mother that there isn't anything wrong with her child, and colic tends to go away completely by 4 months of age (Burns, Dunn, Brady, Starr, & Blosser, 2013). Does the mother have a strong support system? I ask because dealing with a colicky infant can become very stressful for the mother and can lead to parental anxiety, fatigue,

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