baby acid reflex
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thavens0909 posted:
My son is 2 months and is spitting up frequently and its a milk watery substance. Could this be the cause of acid reflex?
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atti_editor responded:
Hi thavens0909,

Spitting up is common, especially in newborns, and will likely last until the muscles in your son's esophagus become more coordinated. There are many things that could be causing your son to spit up frequently (acid reflux is a possibility). Here are some of the common reasons babies spit up and some techniques that you can try to reduce this.

If his spitting up is associated with other symptoms, such as crying with feeding, heartburn, gas, or abdominal pain, then acid reflux could be the cause. Here is some more information .

If the home treatments listed in the first link do not work, or you notice any of the symptoms listed in the second, then it may be a good idea to make an appointment with your son's pediatrician to see if he should be tested for acid reflux and what options may be available to you to help with his symptoms. Please let us know how he is doing!


Best wishes,
Atti