Did your twins have reflux issues?

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Registered: 09-21-2009
Did your twins have reflux issues?
Thu, 02-18-2010 - 4:00am

Hi everyone, I am sure there is no 'general' answer to this, but our son was born at 38wks and just over 5lbs, and he had horrible reflux, and to this date is a very bad eater with tube feeding things.

He was medicated on everything possible, we held him for hours, fed while asleep etc.. and now I am wondering.. what is your experience with your twins?

I have this fantasy I can feed them each in their own bouncy and we can try to be a 'normal' family since everything about our son's eating is BEYOND abnormal and we hardly go out or travel or do anything that isn't revolved around his feeding and his bigger issues.

Any info would be great!


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Registered: 07-17-2008
Thu, 02-18-2010 - 4:39pm
My YDD did, my DS did not. Her issue was so minor we didn't need medication, and she grew out of it by 6-8 months. HTH

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Registered: 12-26-2008
Fri, 02-19-2010 - 6:26pm
My boys were born at 38 weeks and weighed in at 6 1/2 lbs each.


Mommy to identical twin boys, Alex & Zack, born at 38 weeks weighing 6lbs 7 oz and 6lbs 9 oz


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Registered: 05-04-2009
Wed, 02-24-2010 - 2:29pm
Mine were born at 34 weeks and did not have reflux. I don't think it is automatic for twins, or even early babies. I hope your twins don't suffer the way your son has!
Mom to 5 great boys and one beautiful girl! Twins boys that are 3, and twins coming again!

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Mom to 5 great boys and one beautiful girl! Twins boys that are 3, and twins born 2-25-10 at 35 weeks! Both over 6 lbs and came home with me.