Reflux in babies – what is it and are there alternatives to a reflux wedge or reflux pillow? Acid reflux or ‘posseting’ as it’s also known, is unpleasant for both parent and baby. Acid reflux in babies is common, but it can be challenging to cope if you’re a new parent trying to work out […]
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Acid reflux is also known as heartburn, acid indigestion, or pyrosis. It happens when some of the acidic stomach contents go back up into the oesophagus. Acid reflux creates a burning pain in the lower chest area, often after eating.
One of the most common and distressing conditions that affect babies in their first year is acid reflux, sometimes referred to as Gastroesophogal Reflux Disease. It is the cause of great discomfort and sleepless nights and is caused by stomach acid coming up from the stomach into the oesophagus, the tract that takes food from […]