My 10 week old spits up all the time any suggestions on something to help?

Christina - posted on 10/10/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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My 10 week old was 8 weeks premature. She is on NEOSURE by simalac, she spits up all the time any suggestions on something to help.

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Sabrina - posted on 10/10/2009

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my daughter was on similac just the regular stuff.. and she spat up all the time...and we changed her formula and we asked the doctor and the doctor said everything was ok.. and i knew it wasnt so i thought i would try lactose free formula and now she doesnt spit up anymore...we didnt try it until sshe was 7 months then she was fine...but listen to your heart cuz sometimes doctors just dont know :) hope this helpds

Ashley - posted on 10/10/2009

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Is it spit up or vomit? My son had reflux and was put on Axid. His formula was Enfamil Gentlease and that with the Axid really cut down on the spitting up and vomiting. I recommend going to your daughter's pediatrician before trying anything on your own though. Try only giving her one or two ounces and then burp her. Keep doing this and make sure she is feeding in an upright position. She will get really mad about the burping every couple of minutes, but it will help. In the meantime, make sure you have plenty of burp cloths! :)

Good luck!

Qwashawnna - posted on 10/10/2009

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My daughter was born 5 days early so she was not premature but she did spit up alot and i had 2 changer her formula like 3 times and the 1 thay finally worked was similac i think its a orange can and it has rice or starch something like that in it and it makes the formula really thick but not 2 thick it can not be swallowed cause it sits better in the stomach cause its thicker and she stopped spitting up just the normal amount when she burped but nothing like she was

Samantha - posted on 10/10/2009

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try asking your doctor about another formula or maybe it might be that shes getting to much try as different bottle that might work to

Rebecca - posted on 10/10/2009

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You might want to ask the Dr. My baby was only 3weeks premature, but he had acid reflux really bad and they put him on Zantac. He still spits up but doesn't scream like it hurts.

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