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If Baby Spits Up Should I Feed Again
Spits up: How much, all of it, part of it, what ? Clean up your baby. I apologies for her bad behaviour. But were you taking time burping her, or were you in a hurry for poker game. I will feed her when she demands, this time. Now, don't make a habit of it, expecting an apology for all screw up, which you will. Don't yell or scream at baby, if you do ? I shall turn you to " cockroach". ...Read more
Baby spits up even 1 hour after feeding (since birth,now 2 mo).sometimes refuses bottle and cries.few seconds before spit she cries. what can this be?
GERD: Frequent spitting-up in young infants are most often caused by gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Spitting-ups can be reduced by feeding a thickened formula, adding 1 tablespoon of rice cereal per ounce of formula on every feeding. Consult with your son's pediatrician for further details and other standard treatment for GERD including antacid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 month old baby sometimes cries after feedings when he is well fed as if he wants more but when I give move he spits up??
Reading signals: It is easy to assume a baby is hungry if they are willing to take more.However, babies suck often to self sooth and this can be when they are full. Babies are even born with sucking blisters on their hands showing they did so while getting fed through the placenta. Many babies are just tired and suck to self settle. Their crying is often fatigue and not understanding if they sleep it goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We are doing our best to prevent baby refluxing, but he sometimes spits up/vomits his feeds. What are the signs of getting sick from aspiration?
My 2 month old breast milk fed baby spits up a lot. How much is too much and when should I be concerned about it?
Is baby growing ?: If baby is happy more or less and ready to refeed after sptting it is likely simple reflux. As long as baby wets diapers every 6 hours and is growing, i don't get very concerned. The spitting can increase and peak around 4 mo as baby becomes more active. If baby doesn't wet but every 8hrs or more, you need to have it evaluated. ...Read more
My 3 month old expressed breast milk fed baby sometimes spits up clear liquid. Is this normal or should I take him to a dr?
Spitty babies: The bottom line here is in the numbers. The newborn and young infant should gain about an ounce a day (some more, some less based on birth factors). If your baby is meeting those weight gain goals, you can rest assured that enough is staying down despite the spit up. If your baby is not, or if s/he is experiencing pain associated with feeding or spit up, be sure to talk with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I sit my baby up and pat her back, she usually burps and spits up, but only a little bit. Is that normal?
Spit ups are common: Small amounts of spit ups are very common in infants, due mostly in part to their anatomy. Since the esophageal sphincter is not as well developed for the first few months, they are at an anatomical disadvantage for keeping milk in the stomach. If not associated with poor weight gain, projectile vomiting or severe distress, spit ups are not cause for concern. ...Read more
Spit up can be norma: Most 4 month olds have some degree of spitting up (we call it reflux). If it occurs during or after feeding it may look more like breast milk or formula but stomach contents can be clear too. If it is not constant and not severe and your baby continues to grow normally, than it is likely O.K. ...Read more
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