RISA 2015 Calendar RISA has developed a 2015 calendar that includes pictures of many of the member’s reflux children. Help us raise funds to further the work of RISA by purchasing one of these calendars. If you’re thinking about getting your 2015 calendar, get a RISA one and help us support families who have babies or children who suffer from gastro-oesophageal reflux.


REFLUX REALITY: A Guide for Families
Written by Glenda Blanch in association with Reflux Infants Support Association.This book offers comprehensive advice and practical guidelines and support. It is THE essential book for any family with a baby or child who suffers from gastro-oesophageal reflux.‘ Having barely existed through reflux with both of our boys when they were babies, I know firsthand how challenging those days can be. How much more supported I would have felt if I had had a book like this.’– Felicity Chapman, Founder and Director Mothers Be HeardAvailable from RISA Inc for $25 here or directly
or PH (03) 9826 9028
AND all good bookshops

Reflux Reality: A Guide for Families

“Spit Happens” Fundraising MugThese have been custom made for us and are a limited edition. For those of you with a sense of humour about the less glorious moments of our reflux parenting lives. $15 + postage.

Or get Reflux Reality + “Spit Happens” Mug for $35 + postage

Or better yet, become a RISA Member + Reflux Reality + “Spit Happens” Mug for $70 + postage

Click here for the combined deal.


RISA Conference PresentationsOur 2013 conference was chock-full of amazing presentations on:

  • Diagnosis and medical management of infant GORD Gastroenterologist
  • Cows milk protein intolerance and allergy
  • Eosinophillic oesophagitis
  • Tube feeding in infants with GORD
  • Nutritional management, meal time management and oromotor skills of children with GORD
  • How Sensory Processing Affects Meal-Time Management
  • Surgery and infant GORD – end of the day and end of the line?
  • A RISA parent’s perspective

You can check out some snippets here to whet your appetite.

Individual presentations are available to members and delegates of the conference for $10 per presentation or $40 for all presentations.

The full set of presentations is available to non-members for $20 per presentation or $80 for all. Remember RISA membership is $35 – you might take this opportunity to join and get the cheaper rate! ;-)

Buy them from the conference presentations page.


COLIC SOLVED – – The Essential Guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Screaming, Difficult-to-Soothe Baby by Dr Bryan VartabedianFor generations, doctors have been diagnosing babies with colic, offering little comfort and few solutions to worried, weary parents. But recent medical advances reveal that many if not most cases of colic are actually caused by acid reflux. In this book, Bryan Vartabedian, a noted pediatric gastroenterologist and the father of two babies with acid reflux, provides hands-on, practical advice about this hidden epidemic–and how to make your own baby happy again.Available from RISA for $32.20 ($25 + $7.20 postage)

‘Tolerating Troublesome Foods’ by specialist dietitian Joan Breakeyexplains adverse reactions in an easy to read way, what your metabolic fingerprint is, and what to expect when you are reacting. It provides the many reasons why tolerance to your suspect foods changes, and much more. It also contains the Best Guess Food Guide of over 300 foods. You can understand different levels of risk depending on changes in each food that affect your own tolerance. This allows you to expand your diet carefully to make it your own.Joan has thirty years experience with food intolerance and allergy. For an appointment in Brisbane, or to buy either book please visit Joan’s website: http://www.foodintolerancepro.comAvailable from RISA for $32.20 ($25 + $7.20 postage)


Specialist Dietitian Joan Breakey with thirty years experience under her belt has recently written another book to help parents, her new book.Joan’s new book ‘Fussy Babies’ clarifies the introduction of solids and food sensitivity, and reveals new information about eating development and supersensitivity.Fussy Babies will help you understand why your baby may be struggling and provides practical recommendations that you can do put into place immediately and start seeing results.Is your child’s reflux reduced by diet?For an appointment in Brisbane, or to buy either book please visit Joan’s website: http://www.foodintolerancepro.comAvailable from RISA for $32.20 ($25 + $7.20 postage)

Fussy Babies
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Huggies Disposable Change MatsWhen you’re out and about, there’s no need to stress about when and where your baby brings up milk. Huggies Change Mats help contain the mess, make clean up quick and easy and you can feel comfortable knowing that you have a large, clean, non slip surface at your fingertips.Huggies Change Mats

Huggies Baby WipesGreat for cleaning up the many different messes baby’s make; Huggies Baby Wipes are not only soft and gentle on your baby’s skin but also thick and strong enough to deal with even the worst clean ups!They’re available in Unscented, Scented and Extra Sensitive, in the new, easy to use Pop-Up tubs.Huggies Baby Wipes

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The Reflux Infants Support Association (RISA) Inc does not recommend, endorse or favour these products and does not imply they are suitable, necessary, or safe for your child.

Please do your own research to determine what product may suit your child best, whether it is deemed to be safe and appropriate for use, and please follow all manufacturer’s instructions with any product you purchase.

If you have any questions or concerns, please speak with your child’s doctor or child health nurse.

Please also read ‘Keeping Baby Safe – A Guide to infant and nursery products‘ which has been written by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

Please note: “Never leave your infant unattended or sleeping unsupervised in devices such as swings, hammocks, chairs, wedges and bouncinettes. These devices were not designed as infant sleep environments and many do not have Australian safety standards.”

Due to recent research into the elevation of baby’s beds, and positional devices, we are reviewing all of our literature and linked products. Please consult your medical professional regarding elevating of your baby, or any product designed for use with infant sleep.