While you can't stop baby spit up cold, attempting to minimize baby spit up is always a good plan. Most...
While you can't stop baby spit up cold, attempting to minimize baby spit up is always a good plan. Most babies I've known don't seem too upset by spit up, but you may save some of your clothing. Spit up happens when your baby swallows too much air while eating. You can minimize spit up by minimizing the air your baby swallows. Make sure that your little one is latched on completely while breastfeeding. Burp your baby before, during and after you feed him. If you bottle feed, try using a collapsible bottle liner (it'll help extra air in the bottle). After feeding your baby, keep him upright for at least a half hour. Try to keep your baby calm and still after eating for a half hour. Some experts say that placing a pillow under a baby's crib mattress - so your baby is at a 30-degree angle can help. I'm going to say talk to your pediatrician about this option before doing it. Also, never place that pillow directly under your baby's head (in the crib) because babies should never sleep with pillows (suffocation risk). Lastly, get some cute burping cloths because no matter what, you're likely to experience at least a little spit up.

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