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what do i do if i feed my daughter and she keeps spitting it up?

i am a new mom and i dont know i it i feed her to much but she spits it back up

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kearston101

Asked by kearston101 at 5:44 PM on Oct. 20, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • All babies spit up,its normal. If she seems to be bringing it all back up,talk to the doctor,it may be reflux
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:47 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Feed her small bottles frequently. Like only 2 ounces max every hour or two.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:48 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • How old is she? Does she just spit it up or does she throw it up? It could be completly normal or it could be something like GERD.
    mommyofAurora

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 5:53 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • how old is your baby? are you breastfeeding? does she seem mto be in any pain? is she growing?
    congrats on your baby. it can be hard to be a new mom!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 5:57 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • And dont worry about feeding her too much, she wont eat if shes full.
    mommyofAurora

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 6:00 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • my baby is almost two months and it seems like its all of her food most of the time
    kearston101

    Comment by kearston101 (original poster) at 6:08 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • If it is truly all of her food, which should only be breastmilk or formula right now, then call her doctor and tell him/her the situation. If it is just a little each feeding do not worry about it. My too spit up until they could roll over and move around a little. GL
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 7:48 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Instead of going to the doctor and putting her on medicine or having him try to get you to put cereal in her bottle, which is outdated advice anyway, try giving small amounts of her milk at a time and giving them often. It is a better way to help her if she does have reflux. 2 ounces max every hour or two.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:56 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Do yourself a favor. Take a tablespoon, and fill it with milk, and then toss it onto the counter once or twice. See how one to two tablespoons LOOKS like a lot more then it is? If baby is happy, and gaining weight, I wouldn't be concerned with spit up.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 8:12 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

  • Ok... not to be a naysayer.. but the worst thing you can do for a child is put cereal in its bottle.. Please read this.. it is true i come from a family of pediatricians.. http://www.drgreene.com/qa/baby-bottles-and-cereal
    KKline

    Answer by KKline at 9:00 PM on Oct. 20, 2010

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