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Yes: Peppermint tea in small amounts especially can be helpful to digestion. Probiotics can help. A homeopathic remedy called cocyntal may also help. It is generally more helpful to get to the bottom of why the baby has indigestion. It could be something in your diet if you are breastfeeding or formula issues if formula feeding. ...Read more
When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more
Maybe: Drinking milk in a moving car is not a problem. But, being in a car seat for several hours, can lead to gas pains. Allowing the baby to lie on its stomach and patting its back after traveling will help it to pass the gas. ...Read more
No: Mild to moderate indigestion is common in pregnancy because of the hormones of pregnancy and the pressure on the stomach from the growing uterus. Avoid fatty foods. Avoid onions, tomatoes and garlic. Allow at least three to four hours between your last meal for the night and when you go to bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a baby 2 weeks ago, since giving birth I have had horrible heartburn/indigestion. I've never had this issue before. I am nursing my child, not sure what is safe to take.?
See your doctor: We need to find out what's going on first before we can treat it. See your doctor. ...Read more
Why im having heartburn ? Its been 3days its really uncomfortable and pain . IM 34week pregnant. Does it affect my baby?
See below: I have found this not to be true. ...Read more
I had a baby 6wks ago and unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and I'm having mild heartburn. Could I be pregnant?
I'm 23wks preg and I'm having headaches, heartrate ranges from 98-111bpm, heartburn is increased and baby is kicking is it normal? I take 2ltrs+ water
Pregnant/ Headache: Heart rate can increase in second trimester due to increase in blood volume. Headache may be migraine ( more common first trimester) tension, stress,hormones.dehydration or foods keep a diary. Do you have ankle swelling?blurred vision? Since you are > 20 weeks check your blood pressure and urine for protein you may have pre-eclampsia. See your doctor/ ob over next 24 hours . ...Read more