Medications are often used to treat infant acid reflux and can have a very important place in the treatment plan. If you are looking for some tips that do not involve medicines you have come to the right spot! There are many things that you can do to help lessen your infant's acid reflux symptoms that don't involve medications.
Many infants with acid reflux find some relief from their night or nap time symptoms by elevating the head of the bed to a 30 degree angle. It is thought that this is the ideal angle to aid in digestion and help keep the airway and esophagus from feeling the burn. When placed at an angle gravity helps the infant keep their stomach contents in the stomach.
Discuss the proper way to position your infant with your pediatrician. There are many wonderful positioning products on the market but be careful when leaving your child in things like car seats or swings overnight. While it can seem like the best place to keep infants upright t...
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