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Can Babies Develop Reflux?

Can Babies Develop Reflux? Reflux in newborn babies is much more common than you think. While many do suffer from it, it can be a stressful time for both the parents and the baby.

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What Is Tongue Tie & Can It Be Treated?

What Is Tongue Tie & Can It Be Treated?

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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Do Breastfed Babies Get Reflux?

Do Breastfed Babies Get Reflux? Babies who are not latching effectively for breastfeeds may develop reflux symptoms. This can be because they are taking in air when feeding or when crying. Sometimes, babies just need to be in a slightly different position to latch more deeply. Although this could also be a sign of tongue or lip tie which goes largely undiagnosed in recent times - always get a second opinion if you’re not happy with the diagnosis from your midwife or doctor.

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Pregnancy Series: When Can You Feel Baby Move?

Pregnancy Series: When Can You Feel Baby Move? It's possible to feel your baby move as early as 16 weeks of pregnancy, but most women don't feel anything until 18 to 24 weeks. You may not notice your baby's movements until you are more than 20 weeks pregnant if this is your first pregnancy.

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