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A 24-year-old female asked:

my baby is 4 weeks old and is both bottle and breastfed. sometimes when i fed him the similac advance formular he brings it right back up?

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Dr. James Cummings
Dr. James Cummings answered
Neonatology 39 years experience
Reflux is normal: Reflux is the term used for spitting up. All babies will reflux to some extent and this is normal. Babies will reflux formula more than breast milk, which is more easily digested. As long as the infant is otherwise feeding well, appears satisfied afterwards, and is wetting several diapers a day, there is no concern. If the reflux is excessive, forceful, or green-tinged, see your pediatrician.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2015

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