Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively
(HealthDay News) -- Some babies spit up frequently, but there are things parents can do to help prevent the problem.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these suggestions:
Feed smaller amounts more frequently, rather than fewer larger feedings.
Take frequent "burp breaks" during feedings, and burp baby after a feeding.
Avoid tummy time immediately after a feeding; keep baby upright for 30 minutes after eating.
Discuss alternative formulas with your pediatrician if baby shows signs of formula intolerance.
Talk to the pediatrician about mixing a small amount of cereal with baby's formula to help prevent reflux.
- Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes
October 30, 2014
- FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
October 29, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2013 HealthDay. All rights reserved.