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just wondering if any moms have babies with acid reflux

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dmez

Asked by dmez at 11:18 PM on Oct. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my oldest dd had refux when she was a baby
    Phippsandrea

    Answer by Phippsandrea at 11:20 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Yes, very bad. But it was due to prematurity. He almost had to have surgery it was so bad.
    nsrush83

    Answer by nsrush83 at 11:24 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • Yes, my son does. It made him very uncomfortable and irritable, but he still gained weight adequately, so I think it's a moderate case. Feeding smaller amounts more often throughout the day helped some, since he spit up more if he ate as much as most babies at one time. I usually tried to keep him upright (either holding him or in a bouncer/swing) for about 20 minutes after each feeding too. It seemed to improve as he started eating solid foods, but he still has problems occasionally.
    pam19

    Answer by pam19 at 11:35 PM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • My son was a 33 week preemie. He had reflex. It lead to him choking and he would stop breathing and then his heart would stop. He had to sleep upright in his car seat for almost a year before it got better.
    mom2boys1997

    Answer by mom2boys1997 at 12:20 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Yes my son has it hes actually got laryngomalacia and GERD hes been on zantac and prilosec and none of them worked he might need surgery.
    coopersmommy01

    Answer by coopersmommy01 at 12:26 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • MY 4 month old has reflux..it is a little tough to deal with..I bf & he has no weight issues..just choking spells..which is scary..and uncomfortable sometimes but hes a very happy baby..some days I cant believe the amount he spits up. check out this site for more info...http://www.infantrefluxdisease.com/infant_acid_reflux/
    socalikim

    Answer by socalikim at 1:58 AM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • She did but she out grew it. Good Luck Momma!
    BeautyFromPain

    Answer by BeautyFromPain at 1:46 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • my son has reflux and he is 5 moths old now the doc said he sould grow out of it most babies do Gl
    Rhiannon1980

    Answer by Rhiannon1980 at 2:38 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • My son spits up a lot, I think it is reflux. I put rice cereal in his bottles. He has had adequate weight gain even before that. But I was still concerned about him spitting up. He is nearly 6 months now and still does it.
    EarthChild422

    Answer by EarthChild422 at 3:26 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

  • Yes
    Sheleekieije

    Answer by Sheleekieije at 10:25 PM on Oct. 14, 2010

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