Woodwards Gripe Water FAQ'S
Woodward's Gripe Water is a time-tested formula that has been used for over 150 years worldwide to provide relief from colic pain / stomach pain caused by gas, acidity and indigestion in newborns, infants, babies and children.
Woodward's Gripe Water contains ingredients like - Anethum Graveolans oil (Dill seed oil) and Sarjikakshara. Anethum Graveolans oil and Sarjikakshara have been known to be beneficial in easing stomach discomfort due to gas and other colic symptoms. It is also useful in providing relief during the teething period in newborns. Woodward's Gripe Water does not contain any of the following – alcohol, gluten, starch, dairy products, wheat, yeast, artificial colours or flavours.
Woodward's Gripe Water is absolutely safe for babies, infants and newborns. All ingredients are carefully selected and tested to meet strict quality assurance standards prior to use. All Woodward's Gripe Water batch samples undergo stringent quality tests before release. For product safety we use food-grade PET bottles. The key ingredients of Woodward's Gripe Water are Anethum Graveolans oil, Sarjikakshara, sugar and water.
Woodward's Gripe Water can be given right after birth, though dosage varies as the child grows. For dosage refer individual pack.
Woodward's Gripe Water is most effective when administered on its own and not mixed with any other medicine or formula milk or breast milk. Most newborns like the sweet taste of Woodward's Gripe Water. You may taste it yourself!
You can use a teaspoon (with blunt edges) or a clean medicine dropper to administer Woodward's Gripe Water to the baby. We do not recommend giving Woodward's Gripe Water to the baby directly from the bottle or using the bottle cap.
Each baby is different and the time it takes to effect may vary based on the intensity of colic.
It varies with each baby and the intensity of colic.
Most often, when pain is relieved the baby feels comfortable and is able to relax and rest. Peaceful sleep often follows naturally after colic relief. Some babies start being their joyous, playful self once they get colic pain relief. Woodward's Gripe Water formulation has absolutely no alcohol or narcotic or habit-forming ingredients.
During teething, babies intake excess air/wind through mouth causing colic pain. Woodward's Gripe Water provides relief from colic pain/ stomach pain caused by wind/air during the teething period.
There are no known side-effects of Woodward's Gripe Water. It has been in use for over 150 years and is trusted by generations of mothers.
Woodward's Gripe Water can be given whenever symptoms of colic appear until the baby outgrows these digestive pains. Woodward's Gripe Water is also extremely helpful in easing colic pain / stomach pain associated with the introduction of new foods and teething.
You can use Woodward's Gripe Water when the baby experiences any digestive issue, that accompanies teething or while introducing new foods that may cause gas related pain or an upset stomach. It is also useful during the teething period and promotes & aids digestion.
Woodward's Gripe Water has a 2-year shelf life from the date of manufacture when stored in a cool place away from sunlight. Post opening, it can be used till the expiry date when stored properly.
No! Woodward's Gripe Water does not need refrigeration. It can be stored in a cool place away from sunlight.
For a baby with any medical condition that requires special attention, we recommend you to consult your doctor prior to administering Woodward's Gripe Water.
No prescription is required for Woodward's Gripe Water. It is an over-the-counter (OTC) product.
Have the baby sitting upright and turn the head slightly to the side. Give the liquid with a clean medicine dropper or a blunt spoon / plastic food-grade infant-friendly spoon. Give a small amount at a time, allowing time in-between to prevent gagging or choking. If the infant appears to be gagging, stop administering the liquid immediately.
Few tips for comforting colicky & acid reflux Babies
Acid reflux takes place when your little one’s belly contents go upward into their oesophagus.
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