Acid reflux in babies mostly happens when stomach content and acid glide again up the esophagus. This condition is extremely uncomfortable and sometimes painful to any person, however, is more to small children as it end up causing a very nasty burning sensation mostly in the back of the throat also to the higher areas of the chest. Due to the discomfort and pain, you find that many children cry for a long time than normal. Acid reflux symptoms in babies are similar to vomiting or spitting up, crying or fussing after consuming and reluctance to eat due to the pain related with it. It is quite evident that all these symptoms may because by any other collection of different issues, however, when they happen constantly especially after feeding, then there is a good probability that they are caused by acid reflux. If this problem left untreated it may end up leading to growth deficiencies due to child refusing to eat and vomiting. Therefore, if this problem persist it is advisable for you to communicate with the pediatrician about this problem.
Other acid reflux symptoms in babies include rapid weight gain or poor weight gain, sour breath, persistent cough or hiccups, frequent gulping or spitting up with a painful look on their face, excessive crying or colic, fussiness, sudden burst of a very painful crying, poor sleep habits, poor feeding habits-pulls up legs, arches back, stiffness or screams mostly when feeding or refusing to eat though hungry, always wants be held, and prefer inclined or upright positions.
You find that many caregivers tend to ignore some of these symptoms. Nevertheless, they end up causing more problems to the baby. Therefore, always be on the look out in order to know what is happening to your baby. You will always manage to identify acid reflux symptoms in your baby.