Reflux, tips for a peaceful sleep

Bedtime for babies suffering from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be disturbed, or even interrupted, by the ingested milk that “comes back up” …. this may happen since when they are lying in a horizontal position in their cot, it is easier for the milk to come back up, disturbing their rest.

Let’s see together what measures can guarantee a peaceful sleep to your child.

From the first days of like to the first year, baby while sleeping has to be kept in a supine positio

Experts advise, for baby safety, to place it in the cradle or in the bed always in a supine position (belly up) and this is a golden rule for all newborns.

In the specific case of children suffering from gastro-oesophageal reflux, the experts’ suggestion to ensure a peaceful sleep is to place them on a sloping surface. If baby’s head and back are slightly raised compared to the rest of the body, the discomfort of the milk coming back up from the stomach is reduced. In this case it is possible to use a wedge shaped pillow that allows the child to maintain the “raised” position to help him in the event of frequent regurgitation.

In this case a “trick” to sleep better and more comfortably is …

BREEZE MED, AirCuddle wedge shaped pillow available for pram and cot. Thanks to the inclination of the foam it guarantees a comfortable and hygienic rest. Nite Nite

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