It's not easy to try to understand babies. This is even truer among babies with colic. Many babies have this condition. When colic strikes, you can reasonably expect a very frustrated parent. What really causes colic and how can parents help their babies who have it?Colic in BabiesBabies who have colic cry excessively for a couple of hours a day. They may stop crying after one bout and may or may not resume in succeeding days.