You may want to do do some basic movement/massage exercises with baby targeting gas and bloating. Such as bicycle legs or moving your hands gently clockwise along her digestive tract.
- Elevate baby while sleeping.
- Use a rocker/sleeper for baby with acid reflux.
- Elevate baby while eating
Nursing Pillow :
While it’s tempting to use your nursing pillow and feed baby as he lays down, it’s best to have him sit upright.
This ensures that the milk goes down into the stomach versus staying up in the esophagus, which causes the discomfort. You can also have baby lean slightly against your chest if you’re bottle feeding, or have baby nurse Upright .
Stepping Stones Book:
A must have for mums to help them find solutions to their baby niggles, has exercises that can be done for baby to help relieve their crying.
Hold Baby Upright :
Hold baby upright for at least 30 minutes after feeding.To make this easy, you can baby wear them in an infant carrier or simply snuggle them as you walk around the house or sit in a comfy chair. If baby needs to go to sleep after feeding, be sure they sleep elevated to reduce acid reflux symptoms.
NURSING MOM ELIMINATION DIET:
If you are a nursing mom, give up all dairy products immediately. I know this is tough but it can be majorly worth it. By doing this, some babies acid reflux symptoms disappear altogether!
🥛 Dairy can cause problems because the proteins found in this food can irritate baby’s immature digestive tract.
Be sure you give up the offending food/drink for a good month before you determine if it’s the culprit.
🍞Other common allergens include wheat, gluten, citrus, coffee, nuts, eggs, and soy. By eliminating these foods, you can help your reflux in baby.
💊Probiotics can help boost baby’s digestion and help alleviate many of the acid reflux symptoms in babies naturally. You can just mix a little in baby’s milk or spoon feed or give with a syringe.