Friday, October 28, 2016

Jan Gambino's Posts

Careful Eating for Babies with Reflux



I believe children with reflux are careful eaters-eating a little here, a nibble there in an effort to control the reflux. Some call a child with reflux a picky eater but I believe a child with reflux is careful about eating so she can avoid discomfort and reflux trigger... Read moreChevron

Feeding Your Baby Enough But Not Too Much


There is a fine line between feeding your baby with Gastroesophageal Reflux enough but not too much. Most likely, you and the doctor track your baby’s growth on a growth chart. After weighing and measuring your baby at each check up, the doctor places a mark... Read moreChevron

Delayed Diagnosis?


It can take some time for your baby to be diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. (GERD). It can feel very frustrating from a parent’s point of view. We moms and dads often have a gut instinct that something is wrong way before anyone else. We might try... Read moreChevron

Reflux Medication Associated with Magnesium Deficiency


The United States Food and Drug Administration (FSA) issued a safety announcement regarding the use of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) medications. Long term use (one year or more) of PPI medications may cause low magnesium levels. The warning is only for prescription PPI’s since the Over the Counter... Read moreChevron

Ask the Reflux Mom: Autism and GERD Treatment Challenges

Dear Reflux Mom,


I'm desperately seeking help for my 12 year old son with autism.  My son was normally calm and quiet until the past few months when he became very restless, screaming and having severe tantrums, self injury behaviors and... Read moreChevron