We think our 2 week old bub might have silent reflux. He has only sleep past 1 hour twice since coming home from hospital. He is breast fed and only feeds for 5-10 mins then violently pulls on the nipple, arches his head back really strongly and flails his arms around. He is also screaming most of the time if not asleep or awake. He snores and grunts a lot and also seems to be constantly swallowing air. When you try and console him upright on your shoulder he kicks and flings his arms, arches his head back and basically climbs up over you in pain. He is gaining weight though as he tries to feed so often. He has only vomited a few times. He also coughs and splutters a lot after a fed plus get the hiccups 4 times a day.
It is beginning to do my head in as he seems in pain all the time, plus lack of sleep for me and bub is getting worse and worse.
I am going to call the paed this week and beg for an appt. I hope I don't get fobbed off and told to come back later, I don't think we will survive much more.
Pls tell me your experience with silent reflux, symptoms and how it was diagnosed/treated. Also, if someone has a paed they recommend in Brisbane pls send me message.
Desperately hoping for a light at the end of the tunnel, I hate seeing him in pain and I am sick of crying all the time for him.