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Newborn Baby Vomiting After Feeding
What is youngest age you can give infant pedialyte? Newborn? If 2or 3 week old is vomiting few times (no fever) try to see if pedialyte is tolerated?
Can you tell me what to do for newborns throwing up after feeding and it coming thru nasal passages and choking baby?
Clear the nose: Babies don't have good control when they vomit and the fluid can come out the nose or mouth. Clear his nose with the bulb syringe. You may be able to prevent some of the vomiting or spitting up by burping frequently, don't overfeed him, and hold him upright for a while after feeding to allow the feeds to settle. ...Read more
My newborn baby vomit always and last night was near to die because of aspirations when vomiting what is the best solution. He also has a sputum make?
Pediatrician: Please have a pediatrician evaluate your newborn baby as soon as possible. Salaams. ...Read more
If newborn baby is projectile vomiting, should we go to the ER, or can we wait for the Dr's appointment we have for the next day?
Baby vomiting: If you baby is really vomiting as opposed to spit up all the time then you should bring him/her to the doctor. If the baby is vomiting so much that she/he isn't gaining weight then that is a problem. If there is spit up and the baby is gaining then that is likely a normal finding. All babies spit up, some more then others. If they are gaining and happy then it is usually fine. ...Read more
Infant vomiting: Causes include: a. Overfeeding - Breast milk production is based upon demand and if the breast is used as pacifier it can produce so much milk a baby will overfeed and vomit. B. GERD - if the baby is fussy and wanting to be fed a lot and vomits more, acid reflux can be the cause. C. Obstruction - yellow vomiting if present requires a doctor visit soon, as something is wrong. D. Normal ...Read more
My newborn keeps being sick after a feed, mostly it is milk but it has been yellow a few times and he is slightly under weight. Is this normal?
Would make sure he has been burped well and hold him upright for 30 minutes after his feed. Follow his voiding and stooling closely. If he is not peeing and pooing then you should have him checked at the doctor.
If it is projectile (across the room) or pine green I would have him evaluated immediately. ...Read more
Are babies born without kneecaps. I'm reading in my breast feeding book on newborns and this is what they say?
Let me explain: Newborn have knee cap. Kneecaps form about the fourth month of fetal life. However, they don’t show up on x-ray very well because they’re not ossified, or bony. At this point in life, the kneecaps are made of a cartilaginous material. The growth centers surrounding the kneecap form late in developmental life in utero and may not appear until just before or just after the infant is born. ...Read more
It gets easier with: Time to interpret your baby's cries. Unfortunately, when babies cry they swallow air. The smooth muscle of the intestine isn't synchronized yet to pass the air out. If baby seems gag when starting to nurse, he may need a burp. I'll ask my arabic-speaking daughter to help explain the " football hold" or "colic carry" to you to help baby pass gas. When all else fails, allow your baby to self-calm. ...Read more
Vomiting in aNa baby: Newborn babies spit up a little bit after feeding or during burping, if he is vomiting a a lot, if projectile, after ea feeding, if fussy & not gaining weight please take him to his pediatrician to help find out the cause of his vomiting, wheather he needs a different formula or he has more serious issues like pylori stenosis, reflux disease, metabolic diseases & so on. Good luck ...Read more
CHOI: Newborn vomiting is serious. You live in a city with a fantastic Children's Hospital - Children's Hospital of Illinois. You go there to the ER now. A newborn who is truly vomiting could have intestinal obstruction from guts turned the wrong way, could have infection, could have food intolerance. Some things not so serious, some things deadly. Don't play guessing games - hours matter here! ...Read more
Vomiting: Spitting up a little bit with burping is normal, but vomiting of entire feeding or projectile vomiting is not & requires immediate medical attention by the pediatrician or ER. Always burp the baby several times during feeding, hold the baby up for few minutes & gently tap or rub his back until he burps, avoid over feeding & don't feed too soon or every time the baby cries. Good luc ...Read more
Trouble breathing: If your baby is vomiting & has trouble breathing you should take baby to ER ASAP, he probably choked while vomiting, from gastroesophageal reflux or any other causes of vomiting. You can call 911 if you don't have transportation. Please don't feed the baby if still with difficulty breathing, only small sips of pedialyte. Good luck. ...Read more
My newborn has been vomiting with runny frequent stool. Stool ranges from yellowish/brown to most recently green. He has been fussy.?
7day old newborn eating less but still eating. No fever 36.3•c hick ups regurgitating/vomiting normal pees& poos please help. She's responsive+wakes up?
Feeding less: I am not sure what do you mean by less. If she is breast feeding, make sure she is having at least 4 stool and 4 wet diapers at least per day. Make sure that your baby is not loosing weight. ...Read more
My 9 month old has fever no vomiting her poop is very soft like a newborn she is sleeping a lot during the day n not eating as much is this normal?
Fatal vomiting: Any mechanical disorder of the digestive track can make a baby vomit and if left untreated can be fatal. Examples are rotated intestines, duodenal atresia, hurshsprung's disease, pyloric stenosis, etc. You may also have metabloic disorders and neurolgic disorders. The list is very long. ...Read more
Yes/stress: The only common vaccine with any remaining ethyl mercury is the multidose flu vaccine. There is no medical issues that have been traced to ethyl mercury, that issue involves methyl mercury as is commonly found in some fish. Kids can have a stress response to any vaccine. The most common offender is the pneumococcal vaccine. The rest have improved significantly since the 1990's. ...Read more
Do you mean rumbly (noisy) tummy or diarrhea (runny stools)?
Vomiting and diarrhea often occur in babies and children as a result of viral infections. Usually these don't cause fever or bloody poops, and kids get through them. Often it helps to frequently give small amounts of breastmilk or fluids
if the baby is sick with fever > 102f or not keeping down enough fluids to pee 3-4 x per day, seedr. ...Read more
Where can recommended vomitting suppository dosage info for infants can be found? Such supositry can be very useful in case infant cant keep anything
??? reason/med??: In the US the use of most suppository medications, specifically phenergan (promethazine) has declined in popularity. Newer meds are more convenient and have less risks. Phenergan (promethazine) was found to occasionally trigger apnea-loss of breathing in infants under 2. ...Read more
See below: Before seeking medical care you may try a period of resting the stomach without feeding for a 1-2 hrs and reintroducing a smaller amount and allowing your infant to digest things more efficiently by keeping him/her upright and allowing the stomach to empty. Reflux can be common. Loose stools is an infant norm-never formed or hard. If fussy and not consolable see your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more
Infant waking in the middle of the night crying then vomiting several times. No fever. 3 months old. Appears alright after vomiting.?
My infant boy has picked up an ugly cough. How can I treat it? He's 23w (19 corrected) 2nd vaccines done 2 days ago. No fever or vomitting
Treatment varies: There are no cold and cough treatments for infants. All of the over the counter medications have no effect and can be harmful to your baby. First have your baby examined at his Doctor to make sure that he does not have any signs of infection. If symptoms are viral then normal saline for the nose and humidified air can be helpful. If you are breastfeeding that is the best medicine. ...Read more
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