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Reflux Infants Support Association

RISA Inc. is a nationwide non-profit community group offering support to families of infants and children who suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and its complications.

It's run by reflux families, for reflux families and has been operating throughout Australia since 1982. Its main services are emotional and practical support for families, education (including for health professionals), advocacy, a library service for members and up-to-date information on paediatric GORD.

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Last reviewed: March 2014

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Checklist for visits to the doctor - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Provides a checklist of reflux symptoms in children under the age of two years.

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Common characteristics of Reflux - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Parents describe some of the behaviours and characteristics that may be displayed by babies and children who have gastro-oesophageal reflux.

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Childhood reflux, low iron and anaemia - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Long term PPI use can cause iron absorption issues. Added to refluxing picky eaters, there's a likelihood that reflux children can suffer iron deficiency.

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Reflux and Sleep - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Many reflux babies/kids have day and night sleep issues. Lack of sleep is a main causes of distress for reflux parents and can cause strain on relationships

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Information Archives - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation but this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.

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Hints for traveling in the car - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Baby capsules/car seats can put pressure on the stomach, which isn't good for reflux babies/toddlers. Covers strategies to manage vomit/crying in the car.

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Kids reflux - the facts and the stats - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Presents a selection of interesting facts and statistics about paediatric reflux

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About RISA - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation but this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.

Read more on Reflux Infants Support Association website

Out and About Archives - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

Caring for a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux can be extremely stressful and you may find yourself on an emotional rollercoaster ride. You may not realise your experience and emotions can be perfectly normal for your situation but this is where the Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc can help.

Read more on Reflux Infants Support Association website

Proton Pump Inhibitors - an introduction - Reflux Infants Support Association Inc

RISA Inc is a non profit community group that offers support to families of infants and children who suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux and its complications. It is run by reflux families for the benefit of reflux families, and has done so since 1982.

Read more on Reflux Infants Support Association website

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