Formula: Maalox

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Seeking Some Advice About How Much Formula I Should Be Feeding My Five Month Old

I am having an issue with getting my five month old to eat her bottles. She was only eating about 20 oz, so i went to the doc's and asked them how much she should be eating and he told me that she should be closer to 30-32 oz a day. I told him that sometimes she will just scream her head off when i would try to feed her but i would just have to force her to eat because i was just so worried about her not getting enough. He then told me it sounds like she has acid reflux and they put her on zantac. So I have been giving her that for...


Infant with Reflux

I have a almost 5 month old baby boy with reflux. He was born 13 weeks early...


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Experience W/ Colic Calm Gripe Water ? Prevacid/Zantac Not Working

My baby is 5 weeks old and was diagnosed a week ago with reflux (GER) which she's had probably since she was about 3-3.5 weeks old. She cries nonstop all day basically. She's on prevacid in the morning maalox max throughout the day (as needed) which provides very temporary relief (few minutes) and Zantac at night. It's been just over 5 days now and we're still not seeing much improvement. My ped GI said give it 2 weeks but that just seems ridiculous - you'd think by now I'd see a little improvement! I heard about Colic Calm gripe water....


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Never Ending Diaper Rash!!

Looking for any ideas, or maybe I just need to vent a little! My son, who will be one next week, has been battling diaper rashes since Thanksgiving. NEVER had a problem with rashes on him until he got a sinus infection that took 2 rounds of antiboitics to clear up - this caused a yeast infection. That infection cleared up, but a few weeks later he got another rash that turned into a yeast infection - same thing in January and February. At the start of March he got yet another rash that turned into a yeast infection (or so I thought) when...