Baby Vomiting: Causes, Remedies, and Treatment

Baby Vomiting
Baby Vomiting
  • It may be an indication of an infection or structural anomaly if vomiting lasts more than a day or is frequent.
  • A projectile vomiting pattern in babies may be an indication of pyloric stenosis.
  • An abdominal obstruction that causes greenish-yellow or green vomit can be the result of an obstruction in the intestines.
  • In breastfed babies, there may be cracks in the skin or bleeding in the nipples, which may cause blood to be swallowed while feeding. If you notice blood in the vomit, make sure that there is no bleeding in the nipples.
  • The presence of blood in your diapers can indicate that you are suffering from infection or an allergy since such events could cause blood to form in your stools.
  • GI issues in babies can also manifest as diarrhea or constipation.
  • A brief period of refusing to eat or consume breast milk.
  • Evidence that you are dehydrated, such as sunken eyes, dry mouth, and excessive crying.
  • Irritated by the feeling of touching the abdomen or the swollen belly.
  • The baby doesn’t pass urine or dark urine is produced.
  • An individual that is fed up or has a fever.

The Best Home Remedies For Baby Vomiting

  • If your baby has started vomiting, you may need to feed them more frequently once you have stopped.
  • For formula-fed babies, the doctor suggests an oral rehydration solution every 15 to 20 minutes during these first hours when the pancreas is broken down. While the ORS can be obtained at the drugstore, consult your healthcare provider for the correct dosage.
  • As vomiting decreases, it is possible to gradually introduce solid foods to weaning babies.

How Soon Can A Baby Be Feed After Vomiting?

  • If your child is hungry and ready to eat, you can offer breastfeeding or bottle feeding after throwing up.
  • Observe if they are vomiting again after breastfeeding or fluids and give a small amount of it.
  • Babies who can drink enough without vomiting can be given oral rehydration solutions.
  • Those with severe dehydration may require intravenous fluids and electrolytes, while those with the refusal of oral fluids may require intravenous fluids.
  • Antibiotics are prescribed in the case of bacterial infections.
  • Fluids and other supportive therapies are routinely administered to individuals with viral gastroenteritis and other viral infections.
  • The vomiting can be cured with surgery if structural abnormalities and conditions are present.



Hi, My name is Muhammad Usman Babar and I am a blog writer. I love to write about Health, Fitness, and Education. Recently I am writing at

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