Essential Oils

Infants and Acid Reflux

A new mother once called me after a conversation with her sister, who was a patient in my office. Her sister had seen me adjusting an infant and had mentioned this to her. Her baby was not eating and the doctors were considering putting her daughter on Prilosec for acid reflux. While I am fairly confident that killing the stomach acid of an infant will be effective in removing the symptoms, the question still remains: “Is it healthy to do so?” Stomach acid is required to absorb important nutrients.
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