All babies spit up at times. But if your baby spits up more than usual, she may have gastroesophageal reflux or simply reflux. Reflux is common among premature babies. Most babies outgrow it after a few months.
What happens when your baby has reflux?
What can you do?
With time, reflux usually goes away on its own. However, there are some changes you can make to how you feed and position your baby that may help:
If changes to how you feed and position your baby don’t seem to help, talk to your baby’s provider to see if medication may be an option.
When should you call your baby’s health care provider?
Some babies may have other problems digesting food. Call your baby’s health care provider if she has any of these symptoms:
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