Reflux-y Spit Up Baby
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My daughter had "milk reflux" really bad. I didn't cause her any discomfort or problems gaining weight. She was the happiest little thing...with milk running out of her mouth and a wet bib. I just changed her clothes and bibs a lot so she wouldn't get cold. And she was fine. She outgrew it at around 7 months. But prior to her outgrowing it, I did try putting cereal in her bottles (with EBM at first and then also with formula). That didn't work so I stopped. My pediatrician told me he'd write her a prescription for something but I declined...because it really wasn't a problem.
They say it comes from the top "valve" (or sphincter muscle) of the esophogus not being fully developed. It's different than acid reflux and vomitting, etc.
3b (with 3c tendencies) on modified CG
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