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Treating Acid Reflux in Newborns

Most newborns suffer from a mild amount of acid reflux, the reverse flow of stomach acid and digestive juices. This condition results from babies’ lower esophageal sphincters being weak. Most babies will outgrow the condition. However, acid reflux can irritate a baby’s esophagus. This causes discomfort and vomiting that can interfere with feeding and weight gain. [Read more]