RISA – Supporting Dads

Are you a dad of a reflux baby, child or children? Feeling tired, frustrated, guilty or helpless? You are not alone. The strain of raising a child with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is real and does not just affect mums, it effects dads too. The RISA...

Newsletter – September 2013

Hello and welcome to the September edition of RISA News. This edition contains updates on everything we have been doing since May! That includes an update from our June AGM, what our busy advocacy committee has in store for RISA over the next 12 months, and new articles. It also contains, as always, personal stories and recipes.

RISA Forum Survey

Recently, RISA’s admin group have been trialling a private facebook group to see how it would work if RISA were to provide this service to members in addition or as a replacement to our current forums. We would be extremely grateful if you would spend only a couple of minutes filling in the attached survey (10 questions, mostly yes/ no). We’re seeking input from members and non-members, here:

GORD and babywearing

Managing babies with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease can be extremely challenging, not least because these babies want to be carried and comforted because they are in pain. Babywearing is just one tactic in helping to manage both the baby, your own household and any other kids you might have running around. And it provides another option to help you get out of the house.

Privacy Policy

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.