Introducing solid foods to a baby with reflux can feel daunting, especially if you feel you’ve just started to get your baby’s flare-ups under control. The following suggestions can help minimise any difficulties related to introducing your baby to solid foods.
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Does your baby arch their back regularly? Do they scream if you lay them on their back or projectile vomit after meals? Or does your baby’s breath smell sour? Then you may be experiencing the troublesome effects of baby reflux. Read our blog post for information on how you can help your baby's reflux using home remedies.
Silent reflux, also called laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), is a type of reflux in which the contents of the stomach flow back into the larynx (the voice box), back of the throat and nasal passages. The term "silent" comes into play as the reflux is not necessarily causing any visible symptoms.
Reflux is common in babies as young as a few weeks old. If it persists beyond a year or causes negative side effects for your child, treatment may be recommended by your paediatrician.
Although it’s natural for babies to cry, intense or prolonged crying can be distressing for everyone. If you’ve ruled out more urgent medical problems and day-to-day triggers, you may find that your baby is distressed because of common issues, such as wind / gas, reflux or colic. Read our top tips on how you can keep yourself calm while trying to solve the problem.