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Baby Arches Back After Feeding
My 4 month baby has been really fussy the last few days and arches her back and cries during feedings. Its like she wants to eat but sonething hurts?
Acid reflux: Your baby could have acid reflux (also called gastroesophageal reflux) when stomach contents refluxes up into esophagus and can cause burning or pain. Reflux can be made worse by formula intolerance, constipation, and illness. A 4 month old with fussiness that persists for a few days should be seen by her primary care provider to rule-out more serious problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is my 7 week old baby crying forth during bottle feed? Sometimes he coughs, arches back and seems like he gets a tummy ache. Reflux?
Depends : The age of the baby and the type of food consumed may be playing role. Dietary proteins can aggravate in some children and the diet may need to be adjusted. If only breastfeeding then mother's diet should be reviewed. Reflux, which can be present with any type of diet, can cause pain with each feeding. Work with provider to come up with diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more
Our 6 week old baby boy always arches his back and looks up. Especially when being held or when we try to sit him up? Why is that?
Muscle control: In the first few months a baby has selective voluntary control of few muscle groups that will increase with age.Early on, the neck extension and turning is one of the strongest. It is necessary early on for feeding and to help clear the airway. When agitated by whatever stimulus they tend to arch. When comfortable they relax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my baby seems to have the symptoms of ger- pain with spit up and/or vomit, arching back, should she take zantac?
Should i be concerned if my baby has high arched palate.. My pedia said that it would be alright.?
High arched palate: Unless there is another issue, i would agree with your pediatrician and not be concerned about it. In itself, it is not problematic at this time (and perhaps never). When your child is about 1 year old (or when he\she starts to get teeth), see a dentist for the first check-up. This should be done for all children. Later on you may be referred to an orthodontist to evaluate teeth\jaw development. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a 15 days old female baby with high arched palate. Pls suggest me is this will effect in her talking poer in future?Is this have any risk? How
Too early to tell: There is so much growing that your baby will do in the future that it is really impossible to tell how the palate could change in the future.. Some people have a naturally high deep palatal vault, and others not so much. I would not consider this abnormal, but recommend a pediatrician examine her if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby had single umbilical artery, is that why he had coarctation aortic arch + lary, trach, bronc malacia?
According to a swallow study my 5 month old aspirates when she arches her back with feedings. Any suggestions why? Seeing specialist in a month.
Immature systems: Immature muscles and nervous system , in regards to the digestive tract.Does need an evaluation. ...Read more
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