Eating, Diet, & Nutrition for GERD in Infants

How can diet prevent or relieve GER and GERD in infants?

An infant’s doctor will first suggest feeding changes if the infant is not growing well or has malnutrition.

If feeding changes don’t help an infant’s GERD symptoms, the doctor may suggest a higher-calorie formula or tube feedings. For tube feedings, a doctor places a feeding tube through an infant’s nose or mouth and into the stomach. An infant feeds from food, liquids, and medicines through the tube.

April 2015
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