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What causes infant to choke and spit up in sleep?

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Dr. Tingting Huang answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It is most likely due to infant gastric esophageal reflux (GED). It is very common in infant due to the anatomy at this age. Make sure burp them after each feeding and keep upright position for another 15min after feeding. May elevate the head of the bed/crib 15-30 degree to prevent reflux.

Answered Oct 24, 2017



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