When the baby sleep all day and cries all night, give it half a dozen of Lycopodium 30. pellets.
when the baby seems angry with every body and everything-cross, irritable, fretful-give it a few doses of Chamomilla 30th potency. Babies have nerves just as grown persons and Chamomilla is good for nerves.
Calcarea phos [Calc-p]
An old practitioner said if all children, up to two or three years of age, were given an occasional dose of Calcarea phos. 6x, say two tablets three or four times a month, it would promote their healthy growth, cause good bones and teeth and tend to prevent enlarged tonsils and adenoids.
Cuphea viscosissima [Cuph]
Dr. A.A. Roth brought this drug tar weed to notice as a People’s cure for cholera infantum. The child is feverish, fretful, vomits curdled milk, acid stomach, has greenish watery stools, colic, or the usual symptoms of cholera infantum. Put about 5 drops of the tincture in a half tumbler of pure, cold water and give the child a little of it every two hours or so until better.
As soon as the hungry child begins to nurse it must let go the nipple to breathe, it needs sambucus 3.
when children are apt to awake, screaming, and are very difficult to soothe, then two doses of Cina 3. twice a day, will sometimes clear away the trouble.
Milk sugar A little milk sugar in the babies’ food, when not fed at the mothers breast, is always a good addition to its food.
Natrum muriaticum [Nat-m]
when the child Slobbers or is afflicted with Slovering give it an occasional dose, a tablet, of Natrum mur. 12x. This is Schuessler’s prescription.
Iris versicolor [Iris]
Children or babies who habitually vomit have been by Iris vers. 3., according to Raue.