Infant GERD Symptoms

All babies spit up in the first year of their lives. This is true. But when the reflux is continuous over "time" (as shown in the chart below) and starts to cause pain, that's when baby reflux turns into a condition called GERD - Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease.

 Infant GERD Symptoms

  • Rubbing nose or hitting nose and face
  • Continual hiccups
  • Crying during or directly after eating
  • Crying when laying flat
  • Difficulty sleeping unless inclined
  • Excessive gas
  • Excessive nursing or comfort feedings
  • Consistent fussiness, irritability and restlessness
  • Sneezing regularly without presence of colds
  • Spitting up
  • Spitting up through the nose
  • Recurring or consistent rash
  • Recurring or abundance of hiccups
  • Recurring ear infections
  • Recurring nasal infections
  • Wet burping
  • Wheezing or Whistling Sounds while Breathing
  • Abundant salivation
  • Acidic spit up with vomit smelling odor or sour odor
  • Back arching or arching of the back
  • Biting of their hands
  • Ear Infections
  • Food intolerance
  • Gas
  • Gagging and choking
  • General Malaise (listlessness)
  • Grunting: Hint: If your baby doesn't poop right after the noise the most common reason is because of gas and the gas is due to acid reflux or gas build up to the esophagus.
  • Gulping and/or swallowing hard
  • Inability to sleep
  • Irritable after eating
  • Not interested in eating
  • Sleep apnea (snoring)
  • Shaking head back and forth and up and down.
  • Twisting of body on a regular basis. Especially after feeding
  • Unusually fussy and irritable and restless
  • Constant crying
  • Diarrhea
  • Chronic coughing
  • Clawing during feeding
  • Congestion and/or loud breathing

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Serious to Severe Infant GERD Symptoms:

Although these more severe infant GERD symptoms are not the norm, they are very real possibilities. They are not intended to scare you or intimidate you. They are here for those families that are experiencing these very real issues and have nowhere to turn Just like this mom - Read Cecilia's story! This mama is the reason we started this company.

  • Failure to Thrive (Caused by loss of appetite due to pain associated with eating)
  • Gagging
  • Lung Infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Interruptions in breathing
  • Sandifer's Syndrome (Seizure Like Symptoms)
  • Sinusitis
  • Swollen throat
  • Projectile vomiting
  • Sudden Infant Death (SIDS)

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Infant GERD Symptoms On The Family

The Infant Acid Reflux Solutions team has had the pleasure of working with the Mom's and the Dad's caring for infants with infant acid reflux for many years. Our team has seen first had the impact that this condition and/or disease and how it effects the parents and the siblings. The substantial emotional, financial, social and mental impact of having a child with infant acid reflux can cause such enormous stress on a family.

This is a subject rarely talked about but we know that this is a very real symptom and one that can drastically change a family dynamic.

Consider all the infant GERD symptoms listed above and imagine how any one of them could change your life and the perception of your family. Some moms have sworn off having more children because of it.

Many of these stories are written here on our "feedback page". These stories are from the moms and dads that have experienced these symptoms first hand. Some of you will be able to relate to these parents from your own experiences and others the stories will touch your hearts.

We personally want to thank each and every one who contributed and shared their stories.

Isn't it worth it for you, your baby and your family?

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