Tag Archives | GERD

Breastfeeding and GERD

GERD while breastfeeding? 5 tips to end it.

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) symptoms are incredibly painful for babies. Also known as Acid Reflux, GERD is a condition affecting two-thirds of babies according to the U.S. national statistics. The great news is that GERD statistics are much lower in breastfed babies. (more…)

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5 Unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU

5 Unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU

There are many unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU. According to this article on parenting magazine, 10% to 15% of babies enter the NICU each year. While the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)’s primary function is for emergencies, severe conditions, and premature babies, some admissions are highly preventable. For example excessive […]

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Treating infant reflux

3 steps for treating infant reflux

When my doctor said my baby had GERD, my first search was: “treating infant reflux”. I learned three steps that really makes a difference, even more than prescription drugs. But first, let’s understand the difference between GER, GERD and Acid Reflux. So here’s a quick recap of my learning: (more…)

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Bare helps a baby with severe reflux

Bare Air-fee helps a baby with severe reflux

“These are the moments that really matter. After almost ten years of simply thinking: How can I help my baby stop his pain? and asking myself an obvious question: ‘If the air inside the bottle gives my baby gas, then the lack of air should prevent this” and taking an idea, impossible to many,  right […]

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