Or does your newborn infant seem to spit up or vomit too often?
Is your baby not sleeping enough?
Does your infant baby have feeding problems?
Does your newborn infant seem to have a chest-cold, head-cold
or flu-like symptoms?
Does your newborn baby have infant colic or a combination of
Acid Reflux Disease
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Read about us in "The Baby Book"
by Dr. William and Martha Sears and in Preemie Magazine.
For use in hospitals and at home, The Tucker Sling®
was developed with safety, comfort, and easy access in mind. A variety
of sizes are available to accommodate babies weighing from under 2
pounds up to 30 pounds. Special orders are available upon request.
Tucker Sling® keeps babies secure. The Sling fits around the elevated
upper part of the mattress like a contour sheet. A diaper-shaped sections
fits between baby's legs and fastens around the waist with Velcro®.
The Tucker Sling® fits baby comfortably and adjusts for his/her
growth. A buckle on the crib or youth-bed style reinforces the Velcro
fasteners. Because The Tucker Sling® is so easy to use, nurses
and parents can quickly attend to baby.
The Tucker Sling® is used in hundreds of major hospitals throughout
the United States.
Ralph Franceschini, M.D., pediatrician at The
Kaiser Foundation Hospital-Sunset, Los Angeles, California uses The
Tucker Sling ® for all babies with reflux and other illnesses
that require positioning.
Douglas LaGarde, M.D., pediatric gastroenterologist at Tulane University
Hospital and clinic in
New Orleans, Louisiana remarks:
"I have found The Tucker Sling®
to be very user friendly. There have been no problems with babies
falling out or getting tangled. Moms are pleased and the price is
"Half the cost of other treatments"
More information can be found at the following
PAGER has lots of useful information for
parents of babies with acid reflux.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated
their opinion on the positioning of babies.
NOTE: All products are non-returnable and for single patient use only.
Check with your physician as to their suggested positioning of your
child: PRONE, SUPINE or LATERAL