Shortly after or during feeding, babies habitually broach milk – this is called possetting or reflux.
- Crying or painful after drinking milk
- Coughing or congesting frequently
- Rejecting the breast/bottle
- Arching back following drinking
- Does not want to lie on back
- Flatulent and/or lathered up bowel movements
- Gassy, gloomy or outwardly painful in body
- Wheezing, apnea or difficulties in breathing
- acid breath, belch, and hiccups
- Chucking, generally projectile vomiting
- Does not gain weight
The sphincter muscle separating the esophagus and the stomach is not fully developed in kids and hence opens frequently. This leads to the stomach acid flowing back up the gullet inducing burning sensation and pain.
Try out the below-mentioned home remedies for your infants’ acid reflux:
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar aids in balancing the acid level in the abdomen and hence digestion becomes simple thereby preventing spitting up.
- In a glass of lukewarm water add a quarter teaspoon of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar.
- At regular intervals feed your kid with merely a few spoonful of this combo.
- For kids more than 1 1/2 months, you can add honey for taste as well as dietary benefits.
The antispasmodic plus sedative properties of chamomile enhance digestion, ease colic pain plus cause relaxation.
- Add half a teaspoon of dry chamomile flowers to a cup of boiling water.
- Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes.
- Pressure and let it cool.
- Feed your kid with one to two teaspoon of this tea this tea throughout the day.
Try to give your infant a few of the basic motion workouts mentioned here.
- Place your kid in a sleeping place.
- Hold the legs in a half-bent position together with your hands.
- Smoothly maneuver your kid’s legs as if she/he was cycling.
- Continue this workout for ten minutes for Do it for some instances a day.
Coconut oil with its anti-inflammatory property aids in cutting back pain from reflux. It also helps to lubricate the digestive system so that it can function extra productively. The lauric acid found in this oil is a potent antimicrobial fatty acid which safeguards the kids’ immune system.
- Mix half to one teaspoon of extra-virgin coconut oil in a cup of hot drink or cereal before you feed it to your kid.
- Do it twice or thrice occasions in a day.
Cumin seeds solution
Boil 2 cups of water by adding a few cumin seeds for around 5 minutes. Let it cool and strain it. Feed your baby with 1 or 2 teaspoons of this solution twice in a day.