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While handling babies with acid reflux can be tricky, handling premature babies with acid reflux can be trickier. That may be changing, however. Two studies published last month in the Journal of Pediatrics have found that post-feed gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in preemies is increased when babies are placed in the right side down or supine positions . Both studies looked at acid reflux in 35-36 week premature babies using state-of-the-art impedance monitoring (unlike pH probe monitors which record acidic activity in the esophagus, impedance monitoring allows doctors to look at non-acidic as well as acidic reflux). While the idea that refluxing babies do better on their bellies isn't necessarily new information, right versus left-sided positioning has been more often contested among gastroenterologists. These two studies offer more support for belly sleeping and add to the debate of side sleeping. The fact that these studies were done in preemies is perhaps more ...
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