Here are some common baby ailments and some simple solutions you can try at home. I hope they can help you, as I know how hard it can be in those early days....
Many young babies suffer from trapped wind, it can be really hard to work this out and up especially at night when they feed back to sleep. Try and pick your baby up, putting over your shoulder and gentle rubbing their back. Gently squeezing of the back can also help to release any wind. Gentle bouncing can also assist in helping baby to bring their wind up, however be careful as some babies can be quite sicky after feeds. You may also like to try putting baby over your legs, as well as a good opportunity for tummy time it can really help to bring wind up and out.
This is so horrible for little ones, and likewise horrible as parent as you feel helpless. One brilliant move which have had such amazing feedback from parents Ive taught. Lay baby on their back, bend baby's knees into tummy and hold for the count of 5 then gently bounce the legs down to the floor, repeat this 3-5 times. The gentle bouncing action helps to pop any air bubbles trapped in the baby's tummy, easing any colic symptoms.
Baby's can become constipated really easily, a change in mums diet if breast fed, or just generally baby's digestion can change. When working on baby's belly ALWAYS work in a clockwise motion. Circling baby's tummy in a clockwise motion can assist digestion and help to move things along.