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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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Caring For Your Baby After Tongue Tie Separation

Caring For Your Baby After Tongue Tie Separation Tongue tie is a fairly common condition in newborn babies; more so in boys than girls. The skin joining the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is shorter than normal, which can cause difficulties in breast or bottle feeding. It’s considered a hereditary condition, seeing as there are no known causes. Tongue tie can be easily corrected using a quick and simple surgical procedure. The tongue is separated by cutting the skin below it. In most cases, this can be carried out without anesthetic, as there are hardly any nerve endings under the tongue, and feeding can go back to normal within 24 hours.

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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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My Baby Cries After Feeding: What's Wrong?

My Baby Cries After Feeding: What's Wrong? Most mothers quickly develop a bag of tricks soon after birth to soothe their crying baby, checking for dirty nappies, making sure their baby isn’t still hungry, isn’t tired and cranky or if you’re anything like me, making sure all itchy labels are removed from clothing and that no clothing is uncomfortably tight or irritating. But sometimes you can go through all of this and more and your baby is STILL crying. So, what do you do? 

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8 Ways You Can Work At Home With A Baby & Get Stuff Done

8 Ways You Can Work At Home With A Baby & Get Stuff Done

Juggling work with child care can be a big challenge for parents who aren't used to working from home, especially with a newborn baby that needs to be held constantly or with kids who aren’t in school. 

We understand how hard it can be so we’ve put together some tips to help you through these unusual and challenging times.

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