UK Reflux Support Network for mums, dads and carers of babies with reflux. Keep in touch with fellow reflux sufferers and arrange local get togethers...share ideas and experiences, don't suffer alone!
Reflux is the word used to describe what happens when the stomach contents come back up into the gullet or into the mouth. The medical name for gullet is oesophagus (spelt esophagus in the US) So the long name for reflux is gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, shortened to GORD in the UK and GERD in the US.
The diaphragm is the muscle which separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity. As the oesophagus passes through the…
Posted by Admin on September 30, 2007 at 11:00
Your baby may regurgitate a little milk after a feed or have hiccups. He/She may occasionally cough a little after regurgitating the milk if a little has gone “down the wrong way”. This is normal and as long as your baby is otherwise well, you don’t need to worry. Just make sure you always have a bib or muslin cloth to hand. Both formula-fed and breastfed babies may be affected.
More common symptoms of reflux:
Crying in pain
Discomfort when feeding…
Posted by Admin on September 29, 2007 at 11:00
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