Reflux. My son had GERD and it was horrible. If you are really concerned, then speak with his doctor. Reflux can cause them not to want to eat and when they do, they spit up a lot. Before you go and add rice cereal to the formula, talk to his doctor first. Don't lay him down after a feeding, keep his head elevatated for at least 30 minutes to allow for some digestion. When they gulp down their bottle, chances are they'll spit most of it back up. What I had to do with my son was feed him an ounce or two, then pull the bottle away for a minute and then let him finish. My son was on acid reducers and a special formula, but his GERD was really bad. Good luck!!
at 1:18 PM on Nov. 3, 2008