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Why Does My Baby Have So Much Gas
Can babies breathe faster if they have gas? How come it feels like my baby breathes so much faster sometimes. I timed it at 45 breathes for min
Hi.This is leena.2 month pragnacy.I have to much stomach gas problme.What I should do.Is it will effect on baby?Give me best advise.
Increased gas is: common w pregnancy. It should not hurt your baby. Gas production is common w cabbage, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, broccoli, asparagus, cucumber, peppers, apples, raisins, prunes, bananas, avocados and melons. So a void them. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in covered pot. Sip ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 month old baby is giving me so much trouble he is constantly crying he's on losec for s/ reflux he's on de lact formula witch has helped with gas?
How do I know if my baby has lactose intolerance?She cries a lot after every feeding and there is too much gas in her tummy :(
Not common: Congenital lactose intolerance is really not very common. Many people think their babies are lactose intolerant when in fact they are not. Babies who have true formula problems really have milk protein allergy. Those babies present with eczema and bloody stool and need hypoallergenic formula. Soy or lactofree do not usually help in these cases . Before changing formula, talk to your pediatria. ...Read more
My 8 weeks old baby has a terrible gas pain. I used infants friend but it doesn't help much. Is it safe to use gripe water? Many people advise me that
Yes: It can be painful, if severe, but mostly it is just discomfort. When babies suck, they do so vigorously, and if they suck in air while feeding, that air must be burped out, or else travel the bowel till it passes as gas on the other end, which can cause cramping. When feeding, keep the head higher than the stomach, burp often, get a good seal, and keep bottles upright to stop air/fluid levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Babies, and people in general, get gas usually because there are undigested food particles and/or fiber in the large intestine. The food particles and fiber are then digested by the bacteria living in the large intestine, and bacteria's digestion produces gas. So, the foods that a person eats, that are items he himself cannot fully digest, will become food for his bacteria. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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