Quoting Robin Luna:" he has GERD. his formula is enfamil a.r. which stands for added rice"
Quoting *Momlette*:" I know. I was just wondering if GERD has anything to do with AR."
Quoting Robin Luna:" they said the rice would help him keep the formula down because its thick which as helped but he has to lay in a upright position for at least an hour after eating."
Quoting *Momlette*:" Ok well, what I was trying to get at, is if they're related, my sons doc actually recommended foods ... [snip!] ... foods EARLIER rather then waiting til say 8 months like yours did because they said it would help settle the acid in his tummy."that makes sense. I will ask the G.I. doctor need week when we go.
Quoting Robin Luna:" that makes sense. I will ask the G.I. doctor need week when we go."
Quoting *Momlette*:" Zantac really worked wonders for my son but I saw a complete difference too when we started foods and ... [snip!] ... You just don't want to start too early either! They wanted me to put cereal in his bottle at like 2 months old and I refused.
"thanks so much. this has really helped.
Quoting *MTHFR MoMmY*:" <blockquote><b>Quoting *Momlette*:</b>" I don't know if that's true or not. Whats the ... [snip!] ... Acid reflux is the backing up of stomach acid, while GERD is a disease state of which acid reflux is part."