How would it feel to know what’s going on with your baby so you can provide the relief they need?
Read The Baby Reflux Lady blog to bust the myths surrounding baby reflux, learn all about the things the doctors aren’t telling you and discover and discover a holistic approach to overcoming baby reflux, for good.
Do you accept that your baby is born immature?
I mean, they cannot walk, they cannot talk, they can't even see properly at first. And it take quite some time for these skills, and others to develop.
And we accept that the invisible stuff is also...
Infant reflux is not a disease. It is a symptom.
Because it is a symptom, it has a cause. Figure out that cause, resolve the reflux.
It is as simple as that.
Except it is not just that simple.
Reflux is a fricking hard thing to deal with. We feel that we are being laughed at, being mocked, being ridiculed for the “over care” and “excess attention” we give our babies. We do not give them “over” anything. They get the support that they need. They get...
I don't believe in "colic".
I believe that babies are crying, that babies are distressed, that babies need our help and support.
I fundamentally disagree with the definition that a colicky baby is crying for no reason.
Equally, I think Purple Crying is another useless term.
In fact, I...
Gastro Oesphageal Reflux, what is it? In its simplest and most basic of forms...
Let’s break it down into its simplest components –
Gastro means stomach,
Oesphageal is into the oesophagus
And reflux is involuntary regurgitation
It is simple - when something moves...
54% of babies experience flares with the introduction of food.
Do you know why?
Because their digestive system is still immature and simply put, cannot breakdown the foods they are eating.
In practice, this means that foods irritate baby's naturally immature digestive system.
Do you believe me when...
The trauma of reflux can be unbearable. And if you're breastfeeding, you may have been told that your milk could be causing the problem.
I'm call bullsh!t on this.
And if you haven't heard this, then perhaps you've been recommended to try an elimination diet. And it still...
Let us not forget the dads, husbands and partners (male and female) in families where baby has reflux.
It is vital that we remember. It is vital that we acknowledge.
I have no idea what it feels like experience complete and total rejection from the one you love more than...
Constipation in babies is a real problem yet it shouldn’t be.
It’s a very simple equation. The body needs a careful balance of fluid to function properly. And when baby’s food and milk have ingredients that absorb more fluid from baby’s body than baby has to give, it dries...
Breast milk is magic. Totally. And when it comes to babies who suffer with reflux, it is generally the best option. For 8% of babies, their reflux only started with the switch to formula milk.
One of the greatest struggles of parents of babies with reflux is finding the right or best...