Colic is an attack of crying and what appears to be abdominal pain in young infancy. It’s a common condition and is estimated to affect to up to 1 in 5 infants during their first few months. Every single infants cry for different reasons, including hunger, cold, tiredness, heat or because of diaper that needs changing.
However, an infant may cry even after being fed, cleaned and well cared for. If an infant has repeated episodes of inconsolable crying but appears to be healthy and well, they may have colic.