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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Moore
68 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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Dr. James Volk
49 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
18 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 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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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not if...: he is gaining weight and sleeping 2-3 hours at least between feeds. He may have a little reflux, burp him after every ounce and keep him upright for 3 ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
22 years experience Pediatrics
Spit up: The most important issues here are the babies comfort level and weight gain. In the absence of irritability in a baby who is gaining appropriate weigh ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
If growing: Just fine in height and weight it could be reflux . There is treatment even for babies. If not reflux it could be a milk allergy of some kind, milk pr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 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 38-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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