My Baby Vomited Their Milk — Should I Continue Feeding

Baby Vomiting Their Milk After Feeding Formula

What Is Baby Vomiting Their Milk?

It is a common problem among babies. Many parents are not aware of it and do not pay attention to it. Some mothers even think that their child does not vomit or they don’t notice any symptoms at all. However, if your baby vomits milk after feeding formula then there is something wrong with him/her!

How Does Baby Vomiting Their Milk Occur?

The cause of this problem is unknown but some experts believe that it could be due to a genetic defect. Others say that it may be caused by a medical condition such as diabetes or infantile spasms. Still others have suggested that it could be due to the stress of being fed formula.

Why Do Babies Vomit Milk After Feeding Formula?

Some experts suggest that the reason why babies vomit milk after feeding formula is because they are unable to digest the food properly. Other experts claim that it is due to a lack of nutrients in the mother’s diet. These theories are yet another mystery which no one can solve. What we do know however, is that if you continue feeding your baby formula, he/she will probably vomit milk after each feeding.

How Can I Prevent My Baby From Vomiting Their Milk?

Once your baby has vomited milk after feeding formula you should seek immediate medical attention. If you can, try to feed your baby with his/her mother’s milk. If that is not possible, try another type of milk and see if the baby vomits or not. If this doesn’t work, talk to a physician about your options and what you should do next.

What Should I Do If My Baby Vomits Their Formula?

You should call your physician immediately. If you cannot reach your doctor, take your baby to the emergency room immediately!

Expert Tip #1: Feeding your baby on demand is the best way to make sure they don’t vomit their milk. Also, try feeding them smaller portions more frequently.

Expert Tip #2: Talk to a doctor if the problem persists for more than one week.

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