I let her breastfeed for up to 30 mins on each side or until she completely falls asleep. More than two thirds of babies will have reflux that causes spitting up as often as a few times a day.
Ways to reduce spit ups burp your baby.
Baby hungry after spitting up. If your baby is gaining weight then he or she isn t being harmed by the calories lost through spitting up. Pyloric stenosis serious cause this is the most common cause of true vomiting in young babies. The only reason i can think of is that she spits up a lot and is always hungry right after doing so.
The best way to reduce spit up is to feed your baby before he or she gets very hungry. This is called projectile vomiting. Onset of vomiting age 2 weeks to 2 months vomiting is forceful.
Limit active play after meals and hold your baby in an upright position for at least 20 minutes. As long as your baby seems comfortable and is eating well and gaining weight there s little cause for concern. Baby is always hungry spitting up.
Try to burp your baby during and after each feeding to remove air from her belly. Gently burp your baby when he or she takes breaks during feedings. If you notice that your baby is spitting up excessively then a sound suggestion is to decrease the amount of formula in the bottle but increase the number of bottles you offer in a day.
Feed your baby more often. Right after vomiting the baby is hungry and wants to feed. Keep feedings calm and quiet.
Normal spitting up doesn t interfere with a baby s well being. Your baby will be relatively comfortable and content during and after spitting up they may even look pleased with themselves. Try to limit distractions noise and bright lights while you are breastfeeding.
Constant crying pain or discomfort refusal to feed or drink water diaper that hasn t been wet for 6 hours or longer diarrhea dry lips and mouth crying without tears extra sleepiness floppiness vomiting blood or fluid with black flecks coffee grounds lack of smile or response. It shoots out of the baby s mouth. If they re not done eating they ll have no problem accepting.
Depending on the amount in the bottle they may need to be fed anywhere from 8 to 12 times in 24 hours. My daughter is 3 weeks old and it seems that she is contantly hungry. Always closely supervise your baby during this time.
Reflux happens when your baby regurgitates food from their stomach and spits up.