Infant Reflux Survival Strategies.

Infant Reflux is a condition we see every day here at the clinic. What our years of experience has shown us is that there are many different levels of Reflux and no one solution that works for all babies. Some babies have a positional reflux, where keeping the baby propped up can alleviate the symptoms. … Continue reading Infant Reflux Survival Strategies.

Reflux Formulas – What they are and how they work.

There are many levels of Reflux in babies varying from a mild version to a very severe reflux that requires medication. The treatment has to be dictated by the level of Reflux and therefore, it is very important to seek the advice of a medical practitioner before you change any aspect of your baby’s feeding … Continue reading Reflux Formulas – What they are and how they work.

Getting the Diagnosis Right!

When a baby is crying non-stop, upset and in obvious distress it’s very easy to get advice on what to do to settle baby! Look online and you will see the numerous suggestions offered, all are well-intentioned but many can be off the mark. Before you start changing formulas, giving drops or driving 100 miles … Continue reading Getting the Diagnosis Right!

Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy – What it is and how to recognise it.

Cow's Milk Protein Allergy – What it is and how to recognise it. Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the most common food allergy in infants and children, affecting around 2-7% in the UK. In CMPA the allergy is to one of the proteins found in cow’s milk. CMPA usually develops early in life, after … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy – What it is and how to recognise it.

Colic or Reflux?

Colic or Reflux? Many babies can be very irritable and unsettled for long periods during the day and night. As a parent you want to settle your crying baby but very often you are not sure why they are so unsettled. The term colic is often given to babies who are irritable but in my … Continue reading Colic or Reflux?

Infant Reflux

One of the most common reasons for babies under 6 months old requiring Cranial Osteopathy treatment is Reflux. These babies can be very irritable and unsettled for long periods during the day and night. Reflux is the term used to describe what happens when the contents of the stomach come back up into the throat or … Continue reading Infant Reflux

The Baby Whisperer

Baby whisperer is a term often given to someone who can bring immediate calm into a home where there is a distressed baby.  It’s an instant ability to soothe an apparently inconsolable child. Most babies are very content and will have very regular sleeping and feeding patterns. However, some babies can be fractious and unsettled … Continue reading The Baby Whisperer