Baby Reflux – The silent

When Bubba was about 2 weeks old we started to see a change in him. He went from being our contented, sleepy little newborn to being agitated, screaming whilst being fed, taking around 30 mins to drink a bottle, grunting A LOT and getting hiccups A LOT! I know that these may just sound like normal newborn things to you but my Mummy instinct was telling me that something wasn’t right.

To start with, I was told it was colic and I agreed and thought it was too. I tried infacol, baby massage, colif..basically anything and after 2 weeks, nothing was working. It got to the point where one night Bubba screamed for 2 hours straight. He wouldn’t feed (he loves his milk), would sleep and just generally wouldn’t be comforted by anything! As a brand new Mummy I was so worried that there was something wrong with my baby. That night we went to the out of hours doctors at the hospital and I remember that appointment like it was yesterday. I remember telling the doctor what was going on and he just looked at me like I was a total idiot and said that it was colic and to basically go home and deal with it. We got in the car and I just burst into tears out of total desperation that I knew there was something more wrong with my baby.

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Child Safe Org

Child-Safe International has been a leading force in the protection and safeguarding of young travellers since 1995.

Arguably, in 2016 the need for awareness raising, training, and accreditation services exists more than ever. It is therefore with sadness that the Board of Trustees has concluded that the charity no longer has sufficient human and physical resources to remain a viable, effective, sustainable and competitive force within the field. Therefore, the trustees have agreed to close Child-Safe International. The Charity Commission has been informed of this decision.

Child-Safe will not be undertaking any new projects, providing any further training or offering professional advice. However, the e-mail address  will be monitored by the Trustees at regular intervals for the next few weeks in order for any essential loose ends to be wound up as smoothly and quickly as possible.

The Trustees wish to thank all those individuals and organizations who have been involved with or who have supported, directly or indirectly, the work of the charity over many years. We urge all those who share the aims and objectives of Child-Safe to seek ways to continue the essential protection, safeguarding, and accreditation work.