About RISA

Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux? Are you receiving the support and information you need?
Caring for a baby or child who suffers from reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation and this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.
Learn more below, browse our articles and information, or join our forums for discussion and support.
(Please note: RISA does not give medical advice or recommend health professionals.)

About RISA

Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux? Are you receiving the support and information you need?
Caring for a baby or child who suffers from reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation and this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.
Learn more below, browse our articles and information, or join our forums for discussion and support.
(Please note: RISA does not give medical advice or recommend health professionals.)

About RISA

Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux? Are you receiving the support and information you need?
Caring for a baby or child who suffers from reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation and this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.
Learn more below, browse our articles and information, or join our forums for discussion and support.
(Please note: RISA does not give medical advice or recommend health professionals.)

About RISA

Does your infant or child suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux? Are you receiving the support and information you need?
Caring for a baby or child who suffers from reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. Your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation and this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.
Learn more below, browse our articles and information, or join our forums for discussion and support.
(Please note: RISA does not give medical advice or recommend health professionals.)

belle

Common characteristics of Reflux

Parents describe some of the behaviours and characteristics that may be displayed by babies and children who have gastro-oesophageal reflux. Keep in mind that all children are different and the listed characteristics may not be indicative of your child’s condition.

Read more →

 

What is Reflux?

What is Reflux?

The word reflux means to flow back or return; ‘gastro’ is a term related to the stomach; and ‘oesophageal’ relates to the oesophagus (food pipe). Following this, the term ‘gastro-oesophageal reflux’ is where stomach contents (comprising food and stomach acid) flow back into the oesophagus.

Read more →

 

Unsettled babyWhat is Silent Reflux?

Silent reflux can be very confusing; there may be no obvious signs of gastro-oesophageal reflux (such as vomiting) and the child generally isn’t ‘silent’. Silent reflux refers to refluxed material that flows back into the oesophagus, but isn’t forced out of the mouth.

Read more →

 

Do you need support and advice?

Would you like to meet other parents of children suffering with reflux?

 Join Reflux Infant Support Association Inc.

Find out what RISA has to offer here

Some people are unsure about whether to join RISA.
Here are some testimonials from members who’ve trodden the reflux road.

Do you need the Reflux Bible?

Reflux Reality: A Guide for Families, is the book for you.
Pick up your copy now!

Reflux Reality: A Guide for Families

Reflux Reality Contributors

Twenty six health professionals assisted in writing and reviewing articles….read more

Reflux Reality Testimonials

Thanks to those who’ve provided feedback on the book. Here’s some first hand parent testimonials…read more