The PedsDocTalk Podcast

Infant Reflux and Constipation

October 21, 2020 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
Infant Reflux and Constipation
Show Notes

Infant spit up, reflux, and constipation are common. When severe, it can be really overwhelming to a parent. 

On this episode, I welcome Dr. GI Joe (Dr. Joanna) who is a pediatric Gastroenterologist ( on Instagram). 

We discuss infant reflux and constipation. 

  • Why does spit up happen?
  • What is the difference between spit up and reflux?
  • When are medications needed for reflux?
  • When does reflux get better?
  • What are some basic reflux precautions after feedings?
  • What is infant dyschezia?
  • Is all straining constipation?
  • What are some basic remedies for constipation?
  • What are some red flags when it comes to baby poop?

Tune in to listen to a great discussion on the infant gut! Make sure to follow and pedsdoctalk to continue the conversation!

Check out the PedsDocTalk New Mom's Survival Guide for help navigating the first year of parenthood.