When a baby lies down to sleep he loses the beneficial effect of gravity, which helps keep the stomach's contents in the stomach. Oftentimes, nights are the worst times for children suffering from acid reflux.
A common suggestion to reduce nighttime effects of reflux is to have the baby sleep on an incline so that the feet of the baby are lower than its head. Usually this is done by tilting the baby's mattress, which is easiest and safest. Or you could tilt the crib.
Regardless of the method,...Read more
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