Infant Reflux can be a very distressing condition for babies and parents alike. This article explains what it is, the causes and all the signs and symptoms.
We have been delighted with the positive feedback we have received about our new magazine Sunny Days! Everyone here at The Children's Clinic has contributed to the magazine so it's packed with great information about baby and child health issues. Frank discusses Infant Reflux, a condition we continue to see very frequently and Glue Ear. Helen … Continue reading Sunny Days Magazine
What is Infant Reflux? Infant Reflux is a condition where the contents of the stomach pass into the oesophagus. This may then be swallowed back down (as in silent reflux), pass into the mouth (regurgitation) or be ejected from the mouth (vomiting). Up to 70% of babies regurgitate some stomach contents into their mouth at … Continue reading Infant Reflux Explained!
Research done in the Czech Republic and published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhimolaryngology in 2015 suggests that there may be a link between Infant Reflux and Glue Ear. In the study, they tested the fluid in the middle ear for the presence of pepsinogen (an enzyme only found in the stomach) during … Continue reading A Possible Link between Reflux and Glue Ear
Infant Reflux is a condition we see every day here at the clinic. What our years of experience has shown us is that there are many different levels of Reflux and no one solution that works for all babies. Some babies have a positional reflux, where keeping the baby propped up can alleviate the symptoms. … Continue reading Infant Reflux Survival Strategies.
There are many levels of Reflux in babies varying from a mild version to a very severe reflux that requires medication. The treatment has to be dictated by the level of Reflux and therefore, it is very important to seek the advice of a medical practitioner before you change any aspect of your baby’s feeding … Continue reading Reflux Formulas – What they are and how they work.