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Does My Baby Have Silent Reflux?

Does My Baby Have Silent Reflux? Instead of throwing up, babies with silent reflux swallow the milk that comes up their oesophagus. The signs aren't always noticeable and you don't see your child constantly vomiting, hence the word "silent". It can be incredibly heartbreaking not understanding what is causing your child pain. You could second-guess your every step as a parent or caregiver, and wonder when, oh when, you'll have a happier and more relaxed baby.

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What Is Reflux In Babies?

What Is Reflux In Babies? Reflux in newborn babies is very common – after you feed them, it’s not unusual for a bit of milk to come back up (it’s also called spit up or ‘possetting’), and it’s a totally normal process where your baby just brings up a little bit of what they swallowed down their food pipe (oesophagus). Acid reflux is a more uncomfortable and more serious form of this, which can lead to vomiting and weight loss. 

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Do Breastfed Babies Get Colic?

Do Breastfed Babies Get Colic? Colic is extremely common, affecting between 10% and 40% of children, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Although there is no known cause for colic, there are several breastfeeding-related conditions that may play a role in the symptoms. Some things you should know about breastfeeding a colicky baby and how to get through the first few months are listed below.

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How Can I Tell My Baby Has Colic?

How Can I Tell My Baby Has Colic?

The day has finally come, you’ve finally brought your newborn home from the hospital! For the first couple of weeks, you marvel at your baby who does little more than sleep, eat, pee and cry. Then one day, your little one erupts in prolonged, ear-shattering wails, complete with clenched fists, flailing legs and an unhappy red face.

No matter what you try, you can’t comfort your crying baby -  and that's not all - your baby repeats these heartbreaking, stressful episodes every night at the same time for what seems like forever. Welcome to the world of colic!

Does your baby have some of the symptoms mentioned above? Read on for the signs of colic plus the causes and remedies to get you through.

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5 Tips To Help Your Colicky Baby Sleep

5 Tips To Help Your Colicky Baby Sleep Pretty much all new parents will experience the torture of sleep deprivation! In general, babies cry a lot and it's unlikely that you were surprised by this when you welcomed your new baby into the world. Sleep may seem like a distant dream for quite a few months when you have a colicky baby. 

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