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Baby Spitting Up: When Should You Worry?

By Laura Leavitt

baby with spit up on him Some spit-up is routine, and other spit-up is a bit more worrisome: here's how to make sure you think it through and have peace of mind.
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Reflux Symptoms in Babies

By JustMommies staff

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. Spit up can also occur when your baby simply drinks too
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Silent Reflux in Infants (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux)

By Laura Leavitt

Baby crying in crib 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
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