Organic Acid Reflux Formula

Organic Acid Reflux Formula

Organic Acid Reflux Formula

A baby's digestive system is still developing after birth. Acid reflux can be a problem, but it can also be remedied.

You choose organic baby formula so that your little one can avoid synthetic ingredients or potential neurotoxins used to break down ingredient components. That doesn't mean that your baby will be free of all issues and upsets. Newborns can spit up. This means that some of the milk or formula they just consumed will come right back up. The excess gas such as hiccups or irritability can make it more difficult to feed your little one. In some cases, it can affect your baby's weight gain.

What Causes Anti Reflux?

Reflux is often due to an immature muscle between the esophagus and stomach. The lower esophageal sphincter opens and closes to allow food in and to keep it in the stomach.

How to Prevent Acid Reflux

  • Hold your baby's head up while feeding
  • Burp at least halfway through feedings
  • Do not overfeed your baby
  • Keep your baby upright for at least a half hour after eating
  • Consider feeding your baby rice cereal

Is There an Organic Formula for Acid Reflux?

From the makers of Hipp, there is a baby formula specifically for anti-reflux. It is made with locust bean gum that comes from the carob bean. This thickener is an insoluble fiber that has a low risk of allergic reaction. Offering your baby Hipp Anti Reflux formula instead of regular organic formula can help reduce spit ups in your baby so that they can consume all of their nutrition.

In most cases, your baby will grow out of acid reflux by the time they turn one year old. This can occur sooner as you offer more solid foods that can stay down such as rice cereal and other thick-textured foods.

Speak with your doctor if your baby has signs of acid reflux or your preventative measures are not giving your baby any relief. This can be a sign of a more serious food sensitivity or medical issues such as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease)