A cold pack is a plastic envelope filled
with gel that remains flexible at very cold temperatures. Buy two cold packs,
and keep them in the freezer. Use them for bumps, bruises, back sprains, turned
ankles, sore joints, or any other health problem that calls for ice. A cold
pack is more convenient than ice and may become the self-care tool you use the
Spitting up, also known as reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is messy. But unlike vomiting, it usually isn't painful, and babies often don't notice they're spitting up. Most babies outgrow this by 9 or 10 months of age.