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My 7 month baby has acid reflux; what can help his pain without giving medication?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Alter feeds

Some reflux kids will improve with smaller, more frequent feedings & elevation of the head for at least a half hour after feeds.
Thickening the feeds (cereal) also sometimes helps. Decades ago we suspended some of the worst on a wedge of foam in a parachute like harness that kept their head up. If all else fails u may get tired of baby crying about the heartburn & try the med.

In brief: Alter feeds

Some reflux kids will improve with smaller, more frequent feedings & elevation of the head for at least a half hour after feeds.
Thickening the feeds (cereal) also sometimes helps. Decades ago we suspended some of the worst on a wedge of foam in a parachute like harness that kept their head up. If all else fails u may get tired of baby crying about the heartburn & try the med.
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