Childhood Diseases

Posted by: chanty | 2008/07/15


Crying baby

My lb is 6 months old.

We've moved house at the end of June and I put him in creche from the beginning of July.

Since he's been in creche he has been sick. My lb suffers from reflux and lately it has been worse. He has a constant blocked/runny nose and phlegm on his chest.

Most nights he screams during the night and wont sleep. Last night he was awake on and off until 4 this morning. He had a few burps, then would fall asleep, but wake up and cry again. Then at one stage he was fine, only if we stood with him. As soon as we sat down he would cry.
What is going on? He has also had diahrhea (spelling?) for the past few days and has a bad nappy rash. He was at his paed last week and it was discovered that he had mild tonsilitis.

please help.

Expert's Reply



There are many possible reasons for your lb?? not sleeping. This may be due to his blocked nose but is also very likely to be due to his acid reflux causing him pain. So it is essential to consult your paediatrician again. He is also having the typical problems of a young baby attending a creche and getting ill all the time which is called 'creche syndrome'

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