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Baby Gaviscon Advice

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tinyk Wed 21-Sep-11 17:31:31

Hi,

I've just been prescribed infant Gaviscon for my 10 week old (fingers crossed, we both get some sleep now!) but want a little help with administering it! Specifically, can I make it thicker than 15ml? The first dose I think I got 50% into the little guy, and a thicker formula would mean I could do it faster, before he starts fussing!

I'm using a dosing pacifier, tried bottle but he said a forceful no!

SpannerPants Wed 21-Sep-11 18:43:29

I mix it in 5ml cooled, boiled water and squirt it into the inside of DS's cheek with a syringe. I tried mixing it with EBM but he spat it at me everytime, whereas with the water he just pulls faces!

StuntCubble Wed 21-Sep-11 18:46:51

I made it into a thicket paste, sometimes with rbm sometimes water. When you make it in a dish pump it in and out of the syringe at speed, this will mic it much better than any other methods

tinyk Wed 21-Sep-11 19:01:13

Thanks guys, good to know it others havent needed 15ml, and I'll try with EBM tomorrow!

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