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Why Does Baby Spit Up Smell Like Sour Milk
Spoiled milk: Once you mix powder formula it is good for about 2 hours at room temperature and 4 hours in the fridge. When the baby's milk mixes with the stomach enzymes and acid and then comes back up it may appear curdled or have a sour smell. This is normal. Sometimes it helps to keep the baby propped up for about 30 minutes after feeds so he/she will not spit up as much. ...Read more
Probably normal: Many newborns have difficulty retaining milk due to a poorly functioning sphincter muscle where the esophagus and stomach meet. The stomach normally has mucus and the sour smell comes from the acid and digestive juices in the stomach. Make sure your baby is gaining weight and report to your doctor if he seems to be fussy or severely colicky - the spit up can cause heart burn. ...Read more
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
20 yrs old abnormal discharge that is extremely thick and creamy.. no itch at all, smells funny like old baby milk. when dry it becomes crusty. 1 pt?
Not necesarily: Look into how much you r feeding him first. Try to make feeds of lesser amount and more frequent. Also use "reflux precautions" in which u keep babies head elevated above stomach for half an hour after each feeding, and lay him with head of crib elevated. If this doesn't work talk with your doctor to see if thickening or changing formula is the next best thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 1 month baby is spitting out milk a lot nd she start asking for milk more but should I stop give her milk if she ask before 2 hours or what to do?
Baby Feeding: Consider pumping off the breast milk and trying a 0 (zero) baby nipple to slow down the flow. If the child is hungry and you have the breast milk, i would feed. You can also call your ob. ...Read more
I have changed my baby's formula milk from morinaga to similac total comfort 1.is it ok? She had very bad colic pains and spit up problem.
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