On the Reflux Infants Support Association Inc (RISA) website, parents will find reliable and expertly validated information and resources to support them in the difficult work of raising children with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and its complications as well as...
There are a few reasons we may take down your posts. 1. If your post may offend anyone. We are a support organisation so we like to keep it positive at all times. That means no swearing, racist, sexist or otherwise nasty comments. And certainly no personal attacks. Please keep in mind that another family maybe doing different things to you (eg. breast or bottle feeding), and we will not tolerate negative judgement of any kind.
The Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) is a non-profit charity organisation offering counselling, information, education, advocacy and support services to the community and in particular to families who have babies and/or children who have been diagnosed with reflux or reflux disease and their associated complications.
This is RISA's policy regarding member's recommendations of medical professionals. RISA acknowledges that paediatric gastroenterology is a relatively young speciality. While some wonderful advancements have been made, many practicing medical professionals have had limited training and experience in this field. For instance, a gastroenterology rotation is not yet a requirement of paediatric training. So knowledge among medical professionals of paediatric gastroenterological conditions can be patchy. As a consequence, the recommendation of parents of other children with diagnosed conditions can be invaluable.