Reflux Management

  • “What comes Up!” – The Guardian (Mar ’05)

    “What comes Up!” – The Guardian (Mar ’05)

    Reflux causes suffering in as many as one in five babies, but it’s a problem that often goes undiagnosed. Tobe Aleksander knows only too well how bad things can get… Sam’s arrival was always going to be a challenge. We weren’t exactly in the first flush of our childbearing years, we already had two delightful [...]
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  • ‘Desperate families need better help’ with tongue tie’

    ‘Desperate families need better help’ with tongue tie’

    Services for babies with breastfeeding problems because of tongue tie need to be improved, a parenting charity says. The condition, which restricts the movement of the tongue, can be treated with a simple procedure and affects 3% of babies. The NCT said services around the UK were too patchy, and more awareness was needed. However, [...]
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  • Breastfed babies ‘are more cranky and cry more’

    Breastfed babies ‘are more cranky and cry more’

    Not all cries are about hunger, experts advise.New mums should be advised that it is normal for their baby to cry more if they are breastfed, say experts.The Medical Research Council team says this irritability is natural, and although formula-fed babies may appear more content and be easier to pacify, breast is still best. If [...]
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  • Guide to colic

    Guide to colic

    Colic (also known as infantile colic) is a condition whereby an otherwise healthy baby cries or displays symptoms of discomfort (cramping, moaning, etc.) frequently and for extended periods, without any reason. The condition appears within the first month of life and often disappears suddenly, before the baby is three to four months old, but can [...]
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  • What is a Tongue Tie

    What is a Tongue Tie

    Some babies are born with a tight piece of skin between the underside of their tongue and the floor of their mouth. This is known as tongue-tie or ankyloglossia. It can sometimes affect your baby’s feeding, making it hard for them to attach properly to their mother’s breast or a bottle. If you’re concerned about your baby’s [...]
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