Colic Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Review of the most common foods in mother’s diet to cause colic in breastfed baby: foods to avoid while breastfeeding. Regardless of the cause, tips to soothe the colicky baby are similar. And regardless of the cause, a recent study found that Probitotics, when compared to simethicone, relieved colic symptoms in 93% colicky babies compared to only 7%!!

Soothing Your Colicky Baby: Tips for Reducing Reflux

Your colicky baby most likely struggles with reflux, or food sensitivities (or both!). Here are proven tips to help reduce reflux, and help comfort your hurting baby, no matter what the cause; to help you, too.

Colic: The Hurting Baby

Caring for your colicky baby, and keeping you sane. Accept that “colicky” is what we call a hurting baby when we don’t know what is hurting. It is frustrating for parents and physicians. Here are some tips to help you cope, and ways that you can help your pediatrician figure out why your baby is hurting.

GERD in Children Can Be Life-Threatening: Do YOU Know the Symptoms?

Severe GERD in children and infants can be life-threatening. But, unlike gastro-esophageal reflux in adults, GER in children and infants never presents as heartburn! Instead, their symptoms are respiratory: chronic cough, breathing problems, bronchitis, pneumonias, recurrent croup, recurrent sinusitis. The challenge is that these children and infants are mis-diagnosed with asthma. And, the majority of them will see multiple physicians before someone makes the correct diagnosis. Read more to learn about the symptoms, and what to do about it!

Reflux During Pregnancy

Nearly every pregnant woman experiences annoying pregnancy symptoms, including acid reflux. What are the causes? Are medications to treat reflux safe during pregnancy? What are some natural remedies that do not require prescription medications?

Pregnancy Reflux: Some Tricks to Reduce Your Reflux During Pregnancy

Ginger is a proven remedy for reflux, with special benefits during pregnancy. What benefits? Read more …

Eating for Reflux: Reflux Diet to Manage Reflux Without Meds

Eating for Reflux, by Sklar and Cohen, is a great guide for managing your reflux without medications (along with the articles on this blog, naturally :)). Here is a brief review, along with a few links to previous articles on reflux, and what to do about it.

Reducing Your Reflux During Pregnancy: Some Tricks

Another article looking for ways to reduce your reflux during pregnancy: effective methods that are SAFE to use during pregnancy.

Herbal Remedies for Reflux (GERD)

Got reflux? GERD? Want to avoid medications and their possible side effects? Here are some herbal remedies for reflux: A list of 9 natural herbal remedies for treating reflux – GERD (and 1 herb to avoid!)

Top 15 Posts So Far

This is’s first birthday, so I thought it might be a good time to review what you thought were the best articles here. I recently thanked y’all for making my first ever blogging experience a good one. I have met many friends through this blog, and according to emails and comments, have helped some […]

Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Otitis, Laryngitis, Adenoiditis, Tonsillitis Are All Connected

Cut From the Same Cloth The Unified Airway Model helps explain why children who have rhinitis also get more than their share of otitis (ear infections) or adenoiditis or tonsillitis or sinusitis or asthma exacerbations, etc. All these anatomic regions have a similar lining, and when one area becomes inflamed or infected, they can all […]

Reflux in Children – Causes and Treatments

Review of Reflux in Children: Causes, and Treatments / Remedies. Without medications – natural remedies.