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What to know about infant spit-up

According to Dr. Yushau Ibsale  of Giwa Specialist Hospital, Kaduna, “if the valve (lower oesophageal sphincter) between the oesophagus and the stomach relaxes at the wrong time, stomach contents may flow up the baby’s oesophagus and out of the baby’s mouth. Keep a burp cloth within reach at all times. About half of all babies experience infant acid reflux during the first three months after birth. Normally, a valve (lower oesophageal sphincter) between the oesophagus and the stomach keeps stomach ...
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Added June 14, 2012
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