Health Tip: Does Your Baby Have GERD?

By on July 6, 2011

Adults, children and even infants can have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

The Nemours Foundation mentions these common warning signs of GERD in infants:

  • Frequent vomiting, particularly after a feeding.
  • Wheezing or choking if reflux gets into the lungs or windpipe.
  • Wet hiccups or burps.
  • Spitting up that persists beyond the age of 1 year.
  • Fussiness or crying after feeding.
  • Eating small amounts.
  • Lack of weight gain.

Source: HealthDay

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