Tag Archives: Babies

Mission Children’s Hospital Partnership with Mountain Child Advocacy Center Enhances Care for Babies and Children Who Are Victims of Neglect and Abuse

By Carolyn Comeau The safety and quality of life of Buncombe County’s babies and children are dependent on the adults around them. But sadly, over 4,000 children in Buncombe County alone experience neglect and physical or sexual abuse annually. – 1 in 5 children will experience abuse or neglect.– 50 percent of abuse victims are… Read More »

How to treat acid reflux in babies

The action of spitting up milk is known as reflux or gastroesophageal reflux. Reflux is perfectly normal, common in infants, and is rarely serious. It is defined as reflux without trouble, and usually resolves itself. Sometimes, a more severe and long-lasting form of gastroesophageal reflux called gastroesophageal reflux disease GERD can cause infant reflux. There… Read More »

Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching coronavirus during pregnancy 

Coronavirus warning for mothers-to-be as Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching the deadly virus during pregnancy Chinese doctors studied four newborns diagnosed a few days after birth They ‘couldn’t rule out’ that the babies could the virus via the placenta It’s possible the babies caught the virus in hospital, but the… Read More »

Acid reflux in babies who are breastfed

All soothing for this baby should be at the breast. Your doctor will have some suggestions for you to try. If handled properly, the disruption to the breastfeeding relationship can be minimized. It can be easy to isolate yourself when your baby has reflux. Parents can consider a number of options for treating their baby… Read More »