Gastroesophageal reflux disease is very common in babies and can be very distressing for the baby and the parents. Baby is unsettled all the time and cries, more after feeds. There may be visible vomit or milk in the mouth but sometimes it can be silent reflux. Management is by feeding more frequently with small volumes / less time on the breast each time (it can be tricky). Burping very well after feeds, for 10-15 min after each feed. Adding feed thickeners to milk, like Gaviscon infent or buying a… Read more Anti reflux Pillow for GORD →
But some babies may need a bit more milk, in the first few days.
The answer is, not before 17 weeks of age (4months) and not later than 26 weeks (6-7 months).
I still come across parents, who for one reason or another, decide against immunising their children.
A very common ‘problem’ seen in children is that they are ‘bottle fed’ forever. It’s because both the child and the parents find it very ‘convenient’.