Beans Reflux Update: post treatments

Its heartburn!

Things we applied to our daily routine to help with acid refux and it’s resolve within Beans world.

Happy baby

Happy baby

She’s been a great, funny, sweet, sleepy baby so far. She does have another side to her though, as some of you know. She’s a bit, how shall I put it, Boss? She has cry spells that pierce your ears and make you want to run for the hills. Loud and especially angry at times she stood like a stiff little bean that you’re trying to console. It’s near impossible to hold onto her as she arches her back and screams through large, welling up tears. We danced and rocked, we soothed and talked, we sang and cycled little legs and nothing seemed to help. In previous posts I’ve talked about how we honed in on what the suspected issue may be (check out the questions to ask yourself when wondering what we wondered: Is Your Baby a Reflux Baby? take the quiz) And we went with heartburn.

It’s been about a week since we’ve visited the doctor with Ariella to find something to help her heartburn.  Continue reading

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Is Your Baby a Reflux Baby: take the quiz

Hiccups, spit up, and vomit, oh my!

There’s nothing worse than watching your little one suffer and not being able to do anything about it. 

Baby Bean spitting up milk

Spitting up all day. Could it be GERD?

We were dealing with lots of spit up and even more crying throughout the day. No matter how much burping we did or remained in an upright position after eating the spit up and crying came and never seemed to go away.
Bedtime brought more tribulations with, at times, massive throw up that seemed to projectile for feet at  time and even though the nose. It was heartbreaking watching Bean endure such harsh experiences within her tiny, helpless body.

Heartburn and reflux was one of the most prominent effects of my pregnancy, so, i know all too well what my nugget was going though. So, we began to problem solve. Continue reading