Crosscare Inc., the makers of Colief® Infant Drops, recently announced that they have partnered with nationally recognized, board-certified pediatrician Dr. Robert Sears in a campaign aiming to educate parents and pediatricians about an emerging theory in the diagnosis and treatment of colic. Affecting up to 40 percent of all infants, colic is the #1 condition pediatricians are asked about by parents. Characterized by hours-long crying spells and extreme discomfort for babies, colic has also been associated with stress, fatigue, anger, and feelings of inadequacy in parents.
As a parent whose infants suffered with colic, I understand the frustration and fatigue that comes along with having a child who is experiencing the pain of colic. I am thrilled to announce that we will be chatting with Dr. Robert Sears on Twitter, courtesy of Colief® Infant Drops. Join us to receive answers to the questions you’ve always wanted to ask and learn more about colic – the truth and the myths! I hope to tweet you at the…
Twitter Chat with Dr. Sears brought to you by Colief® Infant Drops
When: Wednesday, January 25th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET
Where: #tummytuesday tag on Twitter
While we’re learning, we’ll be awarding more than a prize a minute! To be eligible to win, join us and tweet with the tag during the party hour.
SIXTY (60) winners will each receive Colief product samples – one per minute!
Winners will also be chosen to receive the following:
– Autographed copy of Dr. Sears’ Portable Pediatrician
– $100 gift card to Target
– $100 gift card to CVS
This giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
Planning on joining us? Let us know here by adding your Twitter URL (http://twitter.com/username). An RSVP is not required to participate or to be entered to win.
The Colief® Infant Drops brand is wholly owned by Crosscare Ltd, with the head office based in Dublin, Ireland. Colief is the brainchild of Mary Buckley, the mother of a colicky baby. Buckley approached Crosscare Ltd with the concept for Colief, and the company worked with her to develop and launch the product in Ireland in 1995 and in the U.K. in 1999. Crosscare Ltd is committed to supporting parents of colicky babies and partners with various charities in the UK that assist parents struggling with excessively crying babies. Today, Colief is the number one recommended colic remedy in the UK, and the only lactase enzyme specially formulated for infants available in the U.S.
About Dr. Sears
Robert W. Sears, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician in full-time private practice in Dana Point, Calif. Dr. Bob, as he likes to be called by his little patients, received his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed his pediatric residency training at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He provides a unique blend of mainstream and integrative medical care. He is a co-author in the Sears parenting library, including “The Baby Book” and “The Portable Pediatrician,” and is the author of “The Vaccine Book,” “The Autism Book,” and “Happy Baby: The Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 Months.” Dr. Bob has appeared on “Dr. Oz,” “The Doctors,” CNN, “CBS Early Show,” “Fox Morning News,” and “Dr. Phil” to discuss parenting advice and pediatric health issues, and is a frequent speaker at parenting conferences. He is on the medical advisory board for various organizations, including Talk About Curing Autism, Autism Care and Treatment Today, SafeMinds, and Kaplan University Department of Health Sciences. Dr. Bob also edits and contributes to AskDrSears.com.