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my 2 month old just spit up and it smells sour, is he sick?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: Your stomach contents have varying amounts of acid in them, so milk mixed with acid smells sour. Make sure you are not overfeeding your baby, burp well and several times during feeds, and keep baby upright for 30-45 minutes after feeding to prevent spit-ups and baby reflux.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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