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if my newborn spits up should I feed her again

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Reflux (spitting up) is perfectly normal. If it is accompanied by other signs such as weight loss, poor weight gain, fussiness, discomfort, bleeding, ... Read More
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Dr. James Volk
48 years experience Pediatrics
Probably normal: Many newborns have difficulty retaining milk due to a poorly functioning sphincter muscle where the esophagus and stomach meet. The stomach normally h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience Pediatrics
Reply: Based on history it sounds like a recent problem, now question is does he actually choke while feeding or makes choking noises only. If he had a conne ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Moore
67 years experience Psychiatry
Likely reflux: Most likely your newborn is experiencing gastroesophogeal reflux, a common condition in babies. Try keeping baby elevated (head up), during feedings ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to your doctor: It can take about a week or so to find out if the new formula will work better for your baby. Gassiness and spitting up are usually related to how you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Spits up: How much, all of it, part of it, what ? Clean up your baby. I apologies for her bad behaviour. But were you taking time burping her, or were you i ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Gas pains : Babies don't have a lot of, let's say range, of expression. Sometimes they can look like they're rooting around but really just need to let out a good ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Burp, upright: New babies, like 10 week old, spit alot. The valves that close their stomachs are not well developed, and they are also on liquid diets and eat frequ ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Reduce qty / thicken: Mild spit up is very common. It sounds as if you baby may be eating too much at each feed or have mild reflux. Try reducing the quantity in the bottl ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably not...: Generally speaking if your daughter is gaining adequate weight as determined by your pediatrician plotting her growth curve for each well visit check- ... Read More

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