Almost every adult will experience some acid reflux at some point in their life. Occasional heartburn is mostly an annoyance for people and is generally not a problem. People with persistent acid reflux symptoms should be tested for acid reflux disease, which is the malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter muscles. This condition requires medical intervention and a specialized diet.
It always makes me feel sad when a mother tells me her baby is struggling to eat, even in the newborn period. The mother of a two-week-old baby told me her baby didn’t like to drink his bottle and didn’t care a bit if he ate or not. Another mother told me she struggled with getting her daughter to nurse and finally gave up. She had similar…