• Children's Center

    Coping With Crying, Colicky Babies

Here’s a common scenario for some new parents: You bring your baby home from the hospital and all the little bundle of joy does is cry...cry, cry, cry. Chances are he or she might have colic. Almost 25 percent of all babies get colic and it tends to strike in the late afternoon or evening. Mayo Clinic family medicine physician, John Bachman, M.D., says parents need to first realize it’s not their fault and that no one really knows what causes colic.

The voiceover script for b-roll and sound bites with Dr. Backman are available in the downloads above

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Expert title for broadcast cg: Dr. John Backman, Mayo Clinic Primary Care