All parents and carers of infants and children with reflux disease understand that their babies are unsettled, unhappy, overtired, uncomfortable and quite simply in pain. REFLUX REALITY: A Guide for Families will fast become your trusted companion to managing your child’s condition. Filled with practical tips and information, it demystifies this childhood disease to arm you with the knowledge you need to care for your child and enhance your interactions with medical professionals. Written by a registered nurse and mother of reflux babies, Reflux Reality draws on Glenda Blanch’s experience along with the experience of health professionals and parents of reflux infants to empower you in managing your child’s condition.
REFLUX REALITY: A Guide for Families was released by Glenda Blanch in association with RISA Inc in 2010 after it became obvious there was a real need in the community for more readily available, accurate information on gastro-oesophageal reflux and its management. This second edition, released exclusively in e-book format includes new content in a convenient and affordable format.
REFLUX REALITY: A Guide for Families is well regarded as a collaborative effort on behalf of the Australian and international medical communities and the Reflux Infants Support Association Inc to create a comprehensive resource for families to manage this challenging disease in children. The extensive list of highly qualified and experienced contributors and reviewers along with parent testimonials attest to the value of this resource.
Some of the topics covered include:
- What causes reflux?*
- Common characteristics
- Common myths about reflux in children
- When to seek medical advice
- Medical investigations and procedures
- Managing reflux
- Information on feeding and sleeping
- Food sensitivities
- Use of medication
- Complementary medicine
- The reality and impact of reflux
- Coping tips
- Personal stories