Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Lindy | 2009/02/24

Q.

Infant Gaviscon

My daughter is 6 weeks old &  brings up one bottle every 2nd or 3rd day after feeding. I' ve found that Infant Gaviscon helps a lot, however this is no longer available at pharmacies

Is there anything else I can use?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Gaviscon is ideal as a starting treatment for baies with reflux, but your baby does not seem to have regular reflux. She may just be bringing up milk with a wind. This is common in babies who suck greedily when they are feeding and suck in lots of air as well. Wind her well after feeds. She probably does not need any treatment.

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