Babies often spit up food. This happens when they have eaten too much. It may also happen when you burp them. When babies spit up, it is different from vomiting. The medical term for this is gastroesophageal reflux.
Gastroesophageal reflux is caused by the food in your baby’s stomach rising back into your baby’s esophagus. In such a case, any of these things may happen:
You can reduce reflux in the following ways:
Reflux can cause the following problems:
If you think your baby is suffering from any of these effects of reflux, consult your doctor immediately.