Almost all newborns at least once a day vomit — it's physiology. The release of small amounts of food due to the underdevelopment of the structure of the gastrointestinal tract in babies. As they grow and development of the child stop vomiting. If the release of food become abundant, is to observe the state of the baby and find out the cause of this phenomenon.
There are many strong reasons for vomiting toddler:
- wrong position of the child during feeding;
- intestinal colic, bloating or constipation;
- overeating when the baby spits up excess milk;
- wrong newborn latch on while nursing or sucking greedily, grasping the air;
- incorrectly matched her bottle or wrong position during feeding, the air in the nipple;
if the child is not suitable milk formula;
- pathology of the gastrointestinal tract that require urgent diagnosis and treatment;
- infectious processes in the organism of the newborn or hereditary metabolic disorders.
To avoid profuse vomiting mothers should follow a few simple rules:
- about an hour before and after feeding, you should not play with the baby in active play, pestering him, better let him rest;
- during feeding put the child at an angle of 45 degrees so that the head was raised;
- properly attach to the breast, make sure baby's nose rested in the chest;
- if the child is on artificial feeding, a feeding bottle during feeding need to be held almost vertically below the teat was full of milk, and the child is not enough air;
- after feeding a few minutes hold the baby vertically so moved air;
- if the child after feeding is asleep, be sure to put it on its side so the baby is not choked;
more often lay the baby on his stomach;
- do massage the belly light stroking clockwise;
- avoid tight swaddling or tight clothing;
- do not feed your baby when he cries;
- whenever possible, let the baby suck the breast, then it will not be so hungry and will not greedily, grasping the air.
Regurgitation usually do not cause the child pain and discomfort. The baby is cheerful, eats well and gains weight. The correct development of such an ejection of food be terminated by 6 months of age. If baby spits up profusely and often, when this baby is restless, loses weight, should immediately contact the pediatrician.
The simple rules of feeding the baby will help to avoid unpleasant situations in case of their occurrence it is necessary to ascertain the reasons for their occurrence and to refer to specialists.