Why Do Babies Vomit After Breastfeeding
Babies vomit after feeds due to infant reflux disease. It happens when the LES muscles weaken, allowing stomach contents to flow back up into their esophagus and mouth that causes allergy, asthma or even pneumonia. The baby may have acid reflux that can be triggered by certain food intake or feeding intolerance. Common Causes Of Vomiting In Babies 1. Reflux.
A baby’s esophagus (food pipe) is not yet matured, so milk may back up into the food pipe after feeding. 2. Stomach flu. Stomach flu, also called viral gastroenteritis,. It affects up to half of all babies, and is usually nothing to worry about. It should clear up on its own as your baby's digestive system matures, and is usually gone by 18 months. It can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between.