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My 2 wk old granddaughter spit up alot yesterday & threw up once even came out her nose..

Is it her formula? Any ideas??

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Asked by pinkflowerpetal at 11:37 AM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It's normal. It's simply her digestive system learning to work properly. Sometimes if she eats too fast or is fed too much in a feeding her stomach can react negatively. Unless she spits up continuously and/or is showing any signs of discomfort (Pain or irritation) from spitting up it's nothing to worry about. Babies spit up and sometimes out their nose as well as mouth if they don't react quick enough. Just keep an eye on her and if it's not every feeding then you shouldn't worry.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:41 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • It's important to stop in the middle of a feeding a burp the baby. That helps release the gas and allow them to finish their meal without spitting up a bunch afterwards.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:41 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Yea, formula will do that. As long as it's not causing her pain and she's keeping down enough to gain weight, it's normal.

    Answer by LeanneC at 11:42 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • My Son was formula fed & NEVER spit up once. She needs to be burped,burped & burped again! Take breaks during her feeding to burp her then again at the end. You should try Dr. Browns baby bottles. Maybe the bottles that you are using make her swallow too much air. The air that is caught in her tummy is causing the spit up/throw up. Remove the gas (trapped air) often during the feedings & she will be fine. ****Also ONLY use a liquid formula that is pre-mixed, not a powder that you add water. Your water may be irritating to her system. Do this for at least 6 months (liquid pre-mixed formula like Similac Advance).


    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:49 AM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • my daughter did that when she was that little and the doc changed her formula and she didn't do it again... also make sure you are not laying her down at least 30 min after she has had a bottle that should help it from coming up so much... i would call the doc an see what they say also

    Answer by randilinn at 1:42 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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