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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?

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?

Being baby to dr: Bring baby to pediatrician, vomiting in newborn can be sign of congenital disorder, you shouldn't need pedialyte for newborn, do not give it before discussing with pediatrician

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Can you tell me what to do for newborns throwing up after feeding and it coming thru nasal passages and choking baby?

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.

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Should I keep breast feeding even if my infant seems to be vomitting all the time?

Should I keep breast feeding even if my infant seems to be vomitting all the time?

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.

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Why would an infant start vomiting after feeding on the mother's milk?

Why would an infant start vomiting after feeding on the mother's milk?

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

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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?

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?

Yes: 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.

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Why does a new born baby vomit for four days without breastfeeding?

Why does a new born baby vomit for four days without breastfeeding?

Vomiting in newborn: If ur newborn has been vomiting for 4 days and not breastfeeding u need to have the pediatrician examine the baby asap. It could be somerthing simple orit could be reflux as well but sometimes vomiting may be a sign of sepsis in newborn. Don't ignore.

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Are babies born without kneecaps. I'm reading in my breast feeding book on newborns and this is what they say?

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.

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Newborn crying all day. No symptoms of being sick. Very fussy during breast feeding.

Newborn crying all day. No symptoms of being sick. Very fussy during breast feeding.

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.

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My newborn has been vomiting alot. Is this normal?

My newborn has been vomiting alot. Is this normal?

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

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What do you suggest if my newborn has been vomiting alot?

What do you suggest if my newborn has been vomiting alot?

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!

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How to prevent newborn from vomiting/spittin up?

How to prevent newborn from vomiting/spittin up?

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

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What should I do if my newborn is vomiting and seems to have trouble breathing?

What should I do if my newborn is vomiting and seems to have trouble breathing?

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.

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My newborn has been vomiting with runny frequent stool. Stool ranges from yellowish/brown to most recently green. He has been fussy.?

My newborn has been vomiting with runny frequent stool. Stool ranges from yellowish/brown to most recently green. He has been fussy.?

Viral infection: How is his feeding? Is he able to continue his breastfeeding or formula? If he can not keep his feeding or does not want to drink - you should bring him to see his pediatrician as soon as possible or perhaps to hospital.

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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?

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.

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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?

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?

Fever: She may be sleeping a lot because of dehydration caused by the fever and soft stools. Therefore it is important to give your child electrolyte containing fluids If condition gets worse see your doctor

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Why might an infant vomit often after breastfeeding?

Why might an infant vomit often after breastfeeding?

Infants spit up: After eating when they have eaten too much. Other less common reasons include reflux, pyloric stenosis, milk intolerance and more rarely structural anomalies of the GI tract.

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What is an infant disease that can be fatal and involves vomitting?

What is an infant disease that can be fatal and involves vomitting?

Too many to list: Vomiting is a common symptom to a number of genetic, metabolic, infectious & structural disorders that may show up in an infant. The more specific you are with questions the more likely we can provide information.

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What is an infant disease that can be fatal that involves vomitting?

What is an infant disease that can be fatal that involves vomitting?

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.

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