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Heartburn in Infants

Acid Reflux, Diet, Lifestyle

How Do You Treat Heartburn in Infants?

In infants, most acid reflux cases will resolve by 12 months of age and do not necessarily require treatment. Babies are more likely to have a weak LES because it hasn’t fully developed yet. This makes that muscle more relaxed when it should stay shut.

Diagnosis is difficult since they can’t properly articulate or express how they feel.

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