5-Month-Old Baby Suddenly Throwing Up All Her Formula
My 5-month-old has all of a sudden started throwing up all of her formula. We haven’t changed anything from the day she was born, she eats Similac Advance.
She seems to be feeling fine other than the vomit, but she starts spitting up from the minute she’s done feeding, and it continues until her next bottle. (about 3 hours later)
Baby Help Line:
Why A 5 Month Old May Suddenly Spit Up More
There are a number of reasons why a baby may start vomiting all of a sudden, even without a change of diet.
Has she had a cold lately? Some babies throw up easily and mucus mixed with the formula may make them throw up long after they were actually ill.
Other possibilities are a stomach bug, ear infection or urinary tract infection.
Then of course you have acid reflux and milk protein allergy, although both of these should probably have appeared earlier than at 5 months.
Actually, I’d probably talk to a doctor. Is your daughter spitting up or really vomiting? If this continues for more than a day or two, talk to a doctor even if your girl seems healthy in all other aspects. No point in taking chances when it comes to a little baby!
Also watch for signs of illness of course and of dehydration.
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