reflux

Silent Reflux in Infants (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux)

Infant reflux is what happens when a baby spits up. Silent reflux (also known as laryngopharyngeal reflux or LPR) is very similar, but the baby doesn't actually spit up, because he's able to swallow the stomach contents. The problem is that the stomach contents are acidic, so it burns on the way up and back down. » Read more

Reflux Symptoms in Babies

Acid reflux, or “spitting up,” is very common among infants. Because the ring of muscle between the esophagus and the stomach (lower esophageal sphincter) is not yet mature in infants, it is unable to effectively hold stomach contents down. » Read more

Baby Spitting Up: When Should You Worry?

By Nancy Da Silva

It’s a fact. Babies are messy little creatures. There’s a reason bibs and diapers are billion dollar industries. For most parents, though you may be unprepared for the sheer volume of the messes your baby will generate at first, you quickly become accustomed to the results your little angel bestow upon you… and I do me upon you. » Read more