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Baby Reflux

12/12/2019

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF REFLUX, SILENT REFLUX OR COLIC IN BABIES.

Interestingly there is much written about so-called ‘colic’ in babies and everyone seems to have an opinion on it. I have found many babies are diagnosed as having colic, but this can mean very little in reality as there is no medical definition for the term and it is actually just a non-descriptive term for pain. Colic or Reflux? The Burning Question!!  For example, The Oxford English Dictionary States: colic n. A severe spasmodic abdominal pain. Colic is usually defined as ‘excessive crying in infancy with no known cause’ –... Read More

12/12/2019

OVERCOMING REFLUX: HAND IN HAND WITH HARPER

Another day, another distressing reflux story, but one I’m pleased to say we had an incredibly positive outcome with in just four days! A few weeks ago, I had this come through on my online booking form from Harpers mum; “Harper is on infant Gaviscon added to comfort milk (2 sachets) and Infacol) have been solely breastfeeding but in the process of transitioning each feed to bottle. During the day I now give 3 feeds as bottles, using Apatamil comfort formula. I try and be strict during the day to... Read More

12/12/2019

CRACKING THE REFLUX CODE: ROCKING THE FOUNDATIONS

For the whole 12 weeks of their baby’s life, he had screamed, cried, fought, scratched, vomited, had hiccups and NEVER slept day or night.  He was walked, rocked in arms, put in a sling – and when I met his parents, they were at total breaking point. They have been so utterly distraught, isolated, helpless and actually told me how they’d felt close to separating…..as after 12, previously blissful years together NOTHING has challenged them or their relationship in such a deeply distressing way. No-one was able to help. Sadly... Read More

30/10/2019

MY BABY HAD REFLUX AND IT NEARLY BROKE ME

The NHS states that “Reflux Is when a baby brings up milk, or is sick, during or shortly after feeding. It’s very common and usually gets better on its own”. As common as it may be it doesn’t make it any easier a plight for sleep deprived parents all over the world when they find that their little ones reflux doesn’t just “get better on its own”. In my new normal motherhood journey, there has been many a challenge and dealing with the dreaded reflux was a tough one for... Read More