Gas discharge tube for newborns
Newborn babies are born with an immature digestive system. Ripening of the digestive system occurs gradually during the first year of life. The most difficult for babies and their parents are the first few months of life, during which many babies are disturbed by intestinal colic, bloating and upset of stools in the form of constipation or diarrhea.
To alleviate the suffering of the baby, parents try various ways to get rid of intestinal colic – this and frequent laying on the stomach, and massage, and control of proper attachment to the breast, dieting, the use of special medications that reduce gassing in the intestines and some others.
But there are situations where intestinal colic is so strong and prolonged that ordinary methods do not bring relief to the baby. In this case, some parents resort to using a gas pipe.
Let’s talk about how to properly use the gas outlet tube, so as not to harm the child.
What are the gas pipes for newborns
One of the most popular gas pipes for infants is considered to be Windi tube (rectal catheter). These gas pipes are sold in the pharmacy. In the package of 10 pieces, tubes are intended for single use. This device has a special shape and is safe even for a newborn baby. Before using this device, you should read the instructions, as there are contraindications.