Acid Reflux In Infants
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Worried your infant is fussy during feeds? Wondering whats causing her to frequently throw up after feeds? Acid reflux could well be the culprit. Find out more about this condition.
When my niece, Riya, was about five months old, she would often spit out what was fed to her and remain irritable through the day. Due to this, she almost stopped gaining much weight. Her parents were worried and clueless about what was going wrong with her. Finally, a thorough check-up by a paediatrician showed that my niece was suffering from acid reflux, often termed as gastroesophageal reflux (GER). She has since overcome that condition and is now almost two years old with no signs of acid reflux.Riyas parents acted early and rightly so. Acid reflux is very common among babiesmore than two-thirds of infants experience symptoms of GER. To overcome the condition, all it requires is simple lifestyle changes and some simple home remedies. But first, lets try to understand what causes acid reflux in infants. Common causesWhen the contents of the stomach take the reverse route and go.