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Conditions and symptoms

HSE article for Conditions and symptoms

Reflux in babies

Reflux is where some of the contents in your baby's tummy leak back up into their mouth. Your baby may spit up milk during feeds or refuse to feed. It is different to vomiting.

Colic in babies

Colic is the name for excessive and frequent crying in a baby. Your baby may have colic if they cry more than 3 hours a day, 3 days a week for at least 1 week. Crying is more common in the evening time.

Nappy rash

Nappy rash is a red moist broken area on your baby's bottom. Dirty nappies are one of the main causes. Washing, air exposure and protective cream helps it to heal.