Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: CORRIE MULLER | 2011/04/13

Q.

RESTLESS

My daughter is 1 year old and has been a restless sleeper since birth. she does not wake up completely but rolls around and moans alot in her sleep. is there something I can do about it or somethin I can use to calm her.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your daughter's restlessness could be due to reflux. It is the reflux of stomach acid back up into her oesophagus which may be causing her to have discomfort.Try giving her little [5ml] Gaviscon liquid in the evening at bedtime and see if this helps.

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