Reflux Management

  • Breastfeeding & Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance

    Breastfeeding & Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance

    Usually, if a CMPi is suspected, there is more than one symptom at play. Food Intolerances can cause some of the same signs and symptoms as reflux, so people often confuse the two. The most common food Intolerance linked with reflux is Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance. CMPI intolerance symptoms generally come on gradually and don’t [...]
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  • Weaning Clinic: Am I giving enough?

    Weaning Clinic: Am I giving enough?

    Recently, we had an influx of questions about feeding and weaning. We set up a Weaning Clinic Q&A to kick off a discussion for users. Here’s the first question: Baby has reflux/. He is now almost 5 months. Introduced to rice cereal at 4 months. Now eats twice a day rice cereal and fruit. Also [...]
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  • Asparagus & Reflux

    Asparagus & Reflux

    What’s in Asparagus? Asparagus is an excellent source of vitamin K, folate, copper, selenium, vitamin B2, vitamin C, and vitamin E. It is a very good source of dietary fibre, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, potassium, choline, vitamin A, zinc, iron, protein, vitamin B6, and pantothenic acid. it’s literally packed with goodness! What does it do for my [...]
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  • Guide to differences with allergy and intolerance

    Guide to differences with allergy and intolerance

    Food reactions are common, but most are caused by a food intolerance rather than a food allergy. A food intolerance can cause some of the same signs and symptoms as a food allergy, so people often confuse the two. A true food allergy causes an immune system reaction that affects numerous organs in the body. [...]
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  • Prop up the cot on bricks?

    Prop up the cot on bricks?

    Would you be surprised to know that lifting the cot legs 6 inches (3 house bricks/about 9 books) only gives you 6 degrees of incline? One of the most common questions we get asked is: …can’t I just stick some books or bricks under the cot legs? Doesn’t this do the same job…? The answer is [...]
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  • Adult reflux going unchecked?

    Adult reflux going unchecked?

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease may trigger conditions that effect the lungs, if allowed to go unchecked. What happens is local irritation in the Oesophagus can cause symptoms that range from indigestion, like chest discomfort and abdominal pain, to coughing and wheezing. If the gastric acid reaches the back of the throat, it may cause a bitter [...]
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  • George’s story

    George’s story

    This is George’s Story. George was born in May, four weeks premature. I understand that this made him more likely to get reflux, in addition one of his cousins had had unproblematic reflux as a baby. George started to make very strange noises in the night at about 4 weeks, and suddenly stopped settling after [...]
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  • James’ Story

    James’ Story

    I watch James sleep snuggled up to me on the sofa, holding onto his cuddly ‘Tilly’ dog and study every inch of his face. I am addicted to him, his little laugh, his cheeky smile, and his unconditional love. The silent relaxed atmosphere of the house is a far cry literally from the dark seemingly [...]
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  • Jayden’s Story

    Jayden’s Story

    When Jayden was born in March, I knew instantly that something wasn’t quite right. Those first couple of feeds soon projected from his tiny mouth and all over his new baby grow. Frustrated, I asked the nurse for advice who force fed him and that soon ended up all over her. Nevertheless, they insisted it [...]
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  • Rob & Suzanne’s Story

    Rob & Suzanne’s Story

    I have two gorgeous sons and I wouldn’t change them for the world but life has been fairly traumatic since they arrived. Our eldest son had stomach surgery at 3weeks old – his reflux was so bad the paediatricians thought he had a more serious medical condition and sent us to London for emergency surgery. [...]
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  • Tina & Max’s Story

    Tina & Max’s Story

    From two weeks old our son Max started to snuffle and choke would sleep no more than 1/2 hour at a time including night, was husky, always had his fists clenched, cried continuously and felt like he was continually latched on drinking the only difference is he would not bring back his food. During this [...]
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  • Willow’s Story

    Willow’s Story

    March 2007, Basingstoke, England “It can’t be morning; we’ve only just gone to bed!” Does this sound familiar? Maybe if you are a parent with a new baby. In our case, we were parents for the third time, but this time our 6 week old daughter Willow, was diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux/GOR for short, most [...]
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