gripe water


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gripe water

n
(Pharmacology) Brit a solution given to infants to relieve colic
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Colic Calm, the first homeopathic gripe water and the only one on the market that is FDA-regulated, has become the leading natural medicine for treating the related conditions of infant colic, gas and reflux.
1 I was a tough cookie even as a baby - refusing gripe water, but always willing to take a Rusk.
And the husband, he is nodding wisely and looking ever so worldly, like he was the world's leading authority on mince pies and had been fed black pudding along with gripe water in Ludhiana or whatever.
When Freya was 11 weeks old I was giving her some gripe water and she choked.
WE WOULD sit in the nursing chair by the window for a while watching gunboats passing up the channel under the low moon; I would put a few drops of gripe water on the tip of a teaspoon and get Mari to swallow them, and then, once she had calmed down, I'd put her back to sleep.
These include, but are not limited to, Prestige Cookware, Woodwards Gripe Water, Kohinoor condoms.
Fennel seeds and ginger are contained in gripe water used to treat gastrointestinal pain in adults and children.
We immediately stopped with the prune juice (thinking that fruit juice likely has at least some acid in it) and I ran out into the night to buy some Gripe Water, which is supposed to help with these things (as well as cook dinner and darn socks, if you read the advertisements).
Called Galloping Home, it was written by a chap called Denis King and, short of taking a swig from a bottle of gripe water, its opening strains alone are enough to reduce grown, middle-aged men to blubbering, regressive wrecks in need of a comforting hug from their mums.
The dizzying endless universe of "travel systems", sterilising equipment, muslin squares, babygros, Infacol, gripe water, cute tiny clothes, surreal eye-popping psychedelic toys and the pressing phenomena of burping, winding and colic.
A PHONE charger and a bottle of gripe water caused a security scare which closed an airport terminal for almost four hours yesterday.
Police said the suspect luggage contained a bottle of gripe water positioned next to a phone charger.