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There are times when my nursed 1 month old spits up for hours after her feeding. She spits up a lot and can't sleep. Doesn't seem right..

There are times when my nursed 1 month old spits up for hours after her feeding. She spits up a lot and can't sleep. Doesn't seem right..

Spitting up: IS she gaining weight?? Does she seem to be uncomfortable when she is spitting up? If yes then she may be having reflux, which is common in newborn babies. You may discuss about medication options with you regular doctor, usually it gets better once the child is 4-6 months. Overfeeding results in spitting up as well.
Please make sure she feeding well, gaining weight. ...Read more

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6mth old screams while being feed rice cereal most of the time. Or spits it all up hours later.?

6mth old screams while being feed rice cereal most of the time. Or spits it all up hours later.?

Rice reaction...: I have several patients in my practice that the only food they had problems digesting was baby rice cereal...you can try baby oatmeal or barley and skip the rice... ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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My 12 week old formula fed child sometimes spits up an hour or more after a feeding. A few of the times it has been clear. Could this be GERD?

My 12 week old formula fed child sometimes spits up an hour or more after a feeding. A few of the times it has been clear. Could this be GERD?

Kind of...: Well, most infants have some degree of reflux. It's usually nothing to worry about, unless it's to the point the baby is having trouble gaining weight. If that is the case, or if the reflux is causing a lot of pain, pediatricians will usually treat with a formula change, medication, or with the addition of a thickener (rice cereal) to the formula. Please discuss w/ur physician if serious. ...Read more

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6 month old is on similac sensitive and has been spitting up after every feeding even hours after. Could she have an allergy? Should I switch formula

6 month old is on similac sensitive and has been spitting up after every feeding even hours after. Could she have an allergy? Should I switch formula

Formula & spitting: Might be. Discuss with your child's healthcare provider. It is a milk based formula and some infants have trouble with this. Many provider will then have you try a soy based formula like isomil or prosobee. Again, best to discuss with your child's healthcare provider. Hope this helps. Best of luck. 6mo old is great age. Enjoy it. It goes fast. Dr R ...Read more

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My 6 week old baby is spitting up clear liquid and sometimes milk few hours after feeding also cries like in pain and uncomfortable?

My 6 week old baby is spitting up clear liquid and sometimes milk few hours after feeding also cries like in pain and uncomfortable?

Sounds like it could: Be reflux, caused by the floppy valve between the stomach and esophagus which allows fluids and acid to come back up. This is very common in babies and is usually outgrown by the end of the first year of life, if not before. It is a benign condition as long as your baby is gaining weight. However, since your baby seems to be in pain, you should discuss it with his/her doctor for possible treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter is 3 weeks old and is bottle feeding about 4 oz every 3-4 hours, and I notice that an hour after eating she spits up water is it normal?

My daughter is 3 weeks old and is bottle feeding about 4 oz every 3-4 hours, and I notice that an hour after eating she spits up water is it normal?

Spitting: Spitting can be normal. Is the child fussy? Is the child gaining weight? If the child is a happy spitter then nothing to worry about. If the child is forcefully vomiting that is a different story ...Read more

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My 1 year baby is spitting food particularly evening and night time feeds. Why? Eats normally morning and afternoon. Why?

My 1 year baby is spitting food particularly evening and night time feeds. Why? Eats normally morning and afternoon. Why?

Need to know...: ...pattern of weight gain up till now. Above-normal weight gain would suggest overfeeding; below-normal would point to a real problem such as allergic esophagitis or reflux disease. ...Read more

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If baby spits up when do I feed her again?

If baby spits up when do I feed her 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

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2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding. What to do? ..

2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding. What to do? ..

? Overfed: Try to give reduced amount, prop her/him up while feeding, burp after feeding, raise the head of the bed 30 degrees, as many babies at this age have reflux, if symptoms persist, please see your baby 's doctor ...Read more

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3 wk old cries and looks for food after I feed her, but if I feed her more like she wants, she spits it all up in a few minutes. What's wrong?

3 wk old cries and looks for food after I feed her, but if I feed her more like she wants, she spits it all up in a few minutes. What's wrong?

Read babies signals: Babies will turn their head and root because they enjoy the sensation of sucking. Their lips have millions of sensors that give pleasure when they suck. That's how a baby that has never been hungry learns to begin feeding.It appears she remains alert after feeds and wants more "pleasure" which you misread as wanting more feed. Try other comfort plan. ...Read more

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1mth. Old supposed to feed 3/4 ounces a feeding due to spit up a lot when was getting 5 ounces. Screams after 1hr. Of being fed now. What should I do?

1mth. Old supposed to feed 3/4 ounces a feeding due to spit up a lot when was getting 5 ounces. Screams after 1hr. Of being fed now. What should I do?

See a pediatrician: Get your baby examined asap. A one month old infant with inconsolable crying, changes in feeding patterns or other such symptoms should be seen and examined by a professional. Go now and hope baby is better soon. ...Read more

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My baby two months old and when she's feeding she gulps fast, spits it out, starts crying and seems disatisfied but still eats momentslater. What's wrong?

My baby two months old and when she's feeding she gulps fast, spits it out, starts crying and seems disatisfied but still eats momentslater. What's wrong?

Bottle or breast?: If bottle, check the mechanics of the bottle first to see if she's swallowing air. Don't heat the formula in a microwave, as that can cause some really hot spots. Try a bottle that has a bag from which you can express air, creating a vacuum like she'd have if nursing. If breastfeeding, check her " latch." if the problem persists, let her pediatrician watch her feed. ...Read more

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Why does my 6 week old spit up so much like 4 times after a feeding!

Regurge: Infants easily have reflux or just spit out due to the small stomach. If you pat on the back does not help, then try to feed a little less. If still does not work, go to see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 2-month old is spitting up after every feeding for the past two days. Do I need to be concerned?

My 2-month old is spitting up after every feeding for the past two days. Do I need to be concerned?

Depends: Most babies spit up, a process called reflux.This tends to increase from birth to peak about 4 months and declines significantly as they learn to sit up. If the amount is minimal and the kid is thriving otherwise (normal diaper count, vigorous at feeds and play) you can just watch it. If the kid appears tired, feedings fall off, or baby develops a lot of fussiness, have it checked out ...Read more

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My 12 week old is colicky and now is fussy when we are trying to feed him - cries/coughs/spits out formula/wiggles a lot. What do we do?

My 12 week old is colicky and now is fussy when we are trying to feed him - cries/coughs/spits out formula/wiggles a lot. What do we do?

Colic: Congratulations on being so patient with your baby! A few conditions come to mine - all solvable. But it's better to discuss the differential diagnosis with your pediatrician. One thing sure colic is self-limited and your baby will be fine eventually. ...Read more

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3 mth old last ate at 10am 4 oun formula haven't eaten since last fever 99.5 was at 4pm try to feed him but spits out what can I do to help him?

3 mth old last ate at 10am 4 oun formula haven't eaten since last fever 99.5 was at 4pm try to feed him but spits out what can I do to help him?

Seek care in person.: Your baby is quite young, and new babies run a greater risk of dehydration and infection. Plus, they may not be capable of 'telling' us what's wrong. Call your care provider to discuss this; they may well ask you to bring your baby in to be evaluated - or even go to the urgent care or emergency room. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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Why does my 4-month-old baby spit up after every feeding?

Why does my 4-month-old baby spit up after every feeding?

GER: Gastroesophageal reflux is common in infants until their esophageal sphincter develops, and are prone to increased symptoms after feeds, while laying flat, with pressure on the abdomen and with rapid position changes. Common symptoms include spitting up, nasal congestion, fussiness, gagging/coughing and more. GER usually diminishes around 6 months. ...Read more

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My 3 week old is breastfed. Is it ok that he seems to spit up several times after feeding?

Common problem: Spitting up after feeds is very common and often reflects a simple wet burp or mild reflux.This can increase in frequency over time and often peeks arount 4 months, subsiding after 6-9. The difference in this and a sick kid is their aparent ability to go about what they want to do without any fussing. ...Read more

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Is it OK to add cereal to 4 m old bottle due to spitting up half of what he eats with each feeding & how much?

Is it OK to add cereal to 4 m old bottle due to spitting up half of what he eats with each feeding & how much?

Reflux: Spit up is normal. Most babies do spit up. Therefore treatment is not for all babies. If your baby is growing and gaining weight and not a fussy baby, adding cereal to the bottle is not needed. Sometimes adding cereal makes it harder to drink out of the nipple. Check with your baby's doctor to best determine what is needed for your baby. ...Read more

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12 week old with 99.5 temperature spitting up clear liquid before eating and then spitting up formula after feeding?

12 week old with 99.5 temperature spitting up clear liquid before eating and then spitting up formula after feeding?

Gastric reflux: If your child continues to vomit or split up, it could be gastric reflux or could be a condition called pyloric stenosis (obstruction of the lower part of the stomach). So your child should see a pediatrician to make sure there is no dehydration or reflux or pyloric stenosis. ...Read more

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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??

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 more

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My 10 week old daughter is exclusively formula fed. She still spits up a lot, and for a while after each feeding. How can I help her out?

My 10 week old daughter is exclusively formula fed. She still spits up a lot, and for a while after each feeding. How can I help her out?

Burp, upright: New babies, like 10 week old, spit alot. The valves that close their stomachs are not well developed, and they are also on liquid diets and eat frequently. Feed slowly, burp frequently and keep upright after feeds. There are special anti-reflux formulas that "thicken" the feeding, or alternatively, some docs like the parents to use cereal to thicken the feed. Talk to your ped! Congrats on baby! ...Read more

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4mo baby wants the feeding bottle all the time as she's awake. If I refuse she starts crying &gets so fussy. Spitting &colic. How to organize her feeding?

4mo baby wants the feeding bottle all the time as she's awake. If I refuse she starts crying &gets so fussy. Spitting &colic. How to organize her feeding?

Need more info to be: However it's unusual for a four month or two cluster feed, we usually see that a newborns and one-month-olds or less. I would be concerned about the child's weight and would go and get an appointment for a weight check. ...Read more

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If I breastfeed my daughter and she spits up a lot should I feed her again?

If I breastfeed my daughter and she spits up a lot should I feed her again?

Probably not...: Generally speaking if your daughter is gaining adequate weight as determined by your pediatrician plotting her growth curve for each well visit check-up, then you probably do not need to feed her a 2nd time. Many babies will drink until their little stomachs are overfilled, especially if your breast milk is plentiful. So, rest assured, normal weight and height curves indicate your baby has plenty. ...Read more

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Unusually more spit ups with resistance to feed. ... After being fed on infant formula for my 2 month baby. Is this normal?

Unusually more spit ups with resistance to feed. ... After being fed on infant formula for my 2 month baby. Is this normal?

See pediatrician: Formula you are using may not agree with the infant, hence the spitting and reluctance to drink the formula. Discuss the problem with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my two month old to be eating 4-8oz each feeding with very little spit up when she was 6lbs 2oz 18 1/2" long at birth?

Is it normal for my two month old to be eating 4-8oz each feeding with very little spit up when she was 6lbs 2oz 18 1/2" long at birth?

Yes: If your baby is always taking 4 oz and still acts hungry, go up by 1/2 oz. And see how she does. If she isn't spitting up, but still acts hungry, you can gradually increase each feeding. Don't rush right up to a full 8 oz, but see how she does. Your baby will let you know what she needs. ...Read more

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