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if my newborn throws up should i feed again

A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Reflux: reflux or throwing up after eating is very common in newborn and young infants. In most cases smaller (less duration of breast feeding) , slower and m ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Odd predicament: First of all a newborn NEVER needs milk of magnesia for any reason. You did not cite why you did, but that may be one of the problems. I would take th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to know: If it happens again, save the specimen and show it to your doctor.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Vomiting: Forced vomiting is never a good idea. Are you sure it wasn't blood altered by the stomach acid.
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
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Baby feeding: You aren't doing anything wrong by feeding, but if you want to improve the sleep habits, slowly build on stretching out the feeds and stay consistent. ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: In the first 3-4 months, you should comfort your baby when he/she cries, by talking, touching, holding, moving and/or feeding. You can not "spoil" a n ... Read More
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Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Infants have variable feeding patterns/timing and if they are gaining weight appropriately they can be allowed to feed on their pattern, unless it is ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: ...Then I do not recommend waking them to feed.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
It's OK: Let her sleep, but remember, she'll be that much hungrier when she wakes!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Spitting up is not uncommon and does not always mean that there is a problem. If your child is in pain, is not gaining weight, or the spitting up see ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not fed enough: or thirsty, you can supplement with formula milk, or if you don't want so, check if your baby gets enough of your breast milk, as needed feeding even ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
M.D. visit: A baby's stomach is small - if the baby is throwing up milk, there are many possibilities. Infections can occur and it is important to check his tempe ... Read More
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Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
Factors: 1. If small amount, not projectile and not appear to be in discomfort - no worries 2. If large amount, yellow to green vomit, projectile or appeari ... Read More
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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Try again: If she vomits immediately following dosing you may try to give the dose again. If any time has passed, 15-30 minutes or more since administration of t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Deep breaths: Have a consistent bedtime & routine: read (yes, now) in low light, feed, wipe out his mouth with a soft cloth, then put him on his back in his crib in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Check Weight: Definitely check your babies weight soon. Breastfed babies can take up to two weeks to return to their birthweight. At that point they should gain h ... Read More
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Dr. Ruben Rucoba
31 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Vomiting after coughing is common in children, and usually not significant. More important is the cough itself. Any cough that is causing difficulty ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pacifier: When the baby is done with the pacifier, be happy since there will not be a big fight or tantrum when you try to take it away when they are older. Unf ... Read More
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Spitting up: I assume you produce plenty of milk, She may be spiting up because of a gas bubble, or sometimes, at the beginning of the feed, your milk may shoot ou ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Try shifting feeds: This is a common problem for moms who get into the routine of feeding babies as they tire out, expecting them to sleep longer with a full tummy.If fee ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
More info needed: Is he growing well? Is he voiding and stooling? Are you trying to feed him on a schedule or letting him feed on demand? I would be reassured if he ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor to evaluate: If a young, refluxing baby is already taking zantac, (ranitidine) getting burped, being held upright (with nothing pressing on the tummy), the questio ... Read More
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