Category Archives: Infant Reflux

Conditions Associated with Infant Reflux Disease

There are several conditions that are frequently associated with Infant Reflux Disease Sleep apnea Chronic bronchitis and pneumonia Asthma MSPI or MSPA – milk and soy protein intolerance or allergy – can have similar symptoms and/or aggravate reflux.  If breastfeeding, dietary changes can … Continue reading

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Conditions Associated with Infant Reflux Disease

There are several conditions that are frequently associated with Infant Reflux Disease Sleep apnea Chronic bronchitis and pneumonia Asthma MSPI or MSPA – milk and soy protein intolerance or allergy – can have similar symptoms and/or aggravate reflux.  If breastfeeding, dietary changes can … Continue reading

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Treatment for Infant Reflux Disease

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Reflux:* Feeding infant smaller meals more often* Keeping baby upright for at least 30 minutes after feedings* Elevating the head of the crib 30 degrees.  * Frequently burp baby to minimize gastric pressure that can increase the … Continue reading

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Treatment for Infant Reflux Disease

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Reflux:* Feeding infant smaller meals more often* Keeping baby upright for at least 30 minutes after feedings* Elevating the head of the crib 30 degrees.  * Frequently burp baby to minimize gastric pressure that can increase the … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Infant Reflux Disease

Pediatricians, along with a pediatric Gastroentronologist, will make an initial diagnosis of infant reflux based on a parents description of their child’s symptoms, the child’s feeding history, and through a physical exam.  If the diagnosis seems to be more involved … Continue reading

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Diagnosing Infant Reflux Disease

Pediatricians, along with a pediatric Gastroentronologist, will make an initial diagnosis of infant reflux based on a parents description of their child’s symptoms, the child’s feeding history, and through a physical exam.  If the diagnosis seems to be more involved … Continue reading

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Common Symptoms of Infant Reflux Disease

Common Symptoms of GERD:irritabilityfrequent spitting up or projectile vomiting, sometimes coming out of the nosewet burpsPersistent hiccups or coughSudden bursts of painful crying during or after a feedingConstantly wanting to eat or refusal to eatarches neck & back (Sandifer syndrome), … Continue reading

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