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Does My Baby Have Silent Reflux?

Does My Baby Have Silent Reflux?

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.

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How Long Does Baby Colic Last For?

How Long Does Baby Colic Last For? Approximately 15% of newborns are born with colic every year — a condition diagnosed when a baby cries for more than 3 hours a day. Considering all things, it's hard to believe that more colicky newborns parents are not institutionalised every year! I know it almost sent me over the edge! The subject of colic, its causes and cures, for ages has flummoxed parents and health care providers.

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Help - My Baby Won't Stop Crying

Help - My Baby Won't Stop Crying

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.

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Help and Advice on Dealing With Infant Colic

Help and Advice on Dealing With Infant Colic

Colic and Reflux can be hard to detect, but there are things which can help to relieve the problem for some babies, with a little trial and error. The mental impact of caring for a baby with colic can be considerable, and it's important that new parents are able to access great support mechanisms during what can be an intensely stressful time.

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What Is Lip Tie & What To Do If Your Baby Has It?

What Is Lip Tie & What To Do If Your Baby Has It?

Lip tie is when the piece of muscleless tissue that binds the upper lip to the upper gum limits the movement of the mouth because it is too close, too thick, or both. Read our guide on what causes lip tie and what to do if your baby has it. 

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