How Long Does Infant Colic Last?
We understand that colic is excruciating, which is why we developed the colic duration calculator. For some parents, having an idea about when colic might end naturally can make the burden a little bit easier to bear. Answer the two simple questions below to assess how long baby’s colic may last.
Here is how our statistical model compares to Wessel’s clinical data.
Our tool uses a statistical model correlated to Dr. Morris Wessel’s original clinical data. Dr. Wessel was the pioneer of the modern diagnostic rule for “colic” known and the “rule of threes.”
Source: Paroxysmal fussing in infancy, sometimes called “colic.” – Wessel MA, et al. Pediatrics. 1954; 14:421-435