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why do babies spit up milk

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
26 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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Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
22 years experience Pediatrics
Not necesarily: Look into how much you r feeding him first. Try to make feeds of lesser amount and more frequent. Also use "reflux precautions" in which u keep babies ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Overfed: try to give reduced amount, prop her/him up while feeding, burp after feeding, raise the head of the bed 30 degrees, as many babies at this age have ... Read More
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
22 years experience Pediatrics
May be normal: If your baby is still happy and growing well (this should be evaluated by your pediatrician), it is normal for babies to have an increase in spitting ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Gotta love babies.: Like so many other adorable things babies produce, that sour milk smell is just the normal smell of baby spitup. It's partially digested food/formula ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. April Hartman
26 years experience Pediatrics
Spoiled milk: Once you mix powder formula it is good for about 2 hours at room temperature and 4 hours in the fridge. When the baby's milk mixes with the stomach en ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Habits: Make sure there's adequate time between last feed and bed time. Make sure theres an adequate burp prior to bedtime as well. Between 8-12 weeks, babi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Even healthy infants spit up occasionally & may begin to reflux & empty their stomach as they get older. Reflux actually peaks at 3-4 mo when ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Baby Feeding: Consider pumping off the breast milk and trying a 0 (zero) baby nipple to slow down the flow. If the child is hungry and you have the breast milk, i w ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
34 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: Not sure how old your baby is. Sensitive formula lines are better choices. By the 3rd month most babies settle. If it is an intolerance a soy brand wo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
17 years experience Family Medicine
GERD: She might have gerd. There is a prescriptional medicine that may help, ask your pediatrician.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Try New formulas : There are other formulas that are now on the market that you might want to try. Speak with your pediatrician about trying a different formula n.
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