Is it normal for a breastfed baby to spit up yellow?

Is it normal for my breastfed newborn to spit up yellow it was a lot of spit-ups, and the hospital told me it’s fluid he swallowed at birth I feel like somethings wrong with my baby and after he spits up he wants to keep eating

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I would wanna call your pediatrician and let them know and see what they tell you rather be safe the sorry if your have a felling that something is wrong go with your gut it’s usually always right

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It’s because he’s not getting full because he doesn’t keep it down. Call pediatrician if it continues and/or if losing weight

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Oh and i understand you are a mew mom, but like Regina said. Go with your gut. If your pediatrician wont listen, get a second opinion. You know your child best. You are their voice. Meaning dont stop

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Could still be colostrum but definitely go with your gut and get a second opinion

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Newborns only need about an ounce every couple hours, dont overfeed them, and the yellow coming out is common, and thankfully it’s coming out

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My baby sounded really raspy when nursing like there was lots of flem, and eventually she spit it up and the raspy sound went away

Colustrum is yellow. Hes overfed but wanting to sooth suck. As al ways check with your pediatrician but this sounds pretty standard

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Could be colostrum. That’s yellow. Call the pediatrician to check

I shared those, because I worked in pediatrics for 20 years talking to parents on the phone in regards to their infants. Most likely, the baby is fine. However, if the spit up is yellow, that can be a sign that there is bile in it, which can mean that the baby is having some issues with digestion. If the baby is fussy along with continuing to spit up, or if you have any concerns about lack of weight gain, please go see your pediatrician. It’s hard to know exactly what to say, without knowing a full history on the infant and your own diet and medication intake as these all play a huge part in making the best decision on how to proceed. The good news is that most babies with reflux do not need medication or to be changed to formula. However, there are some infants that do benefit greatly from these treatments, but there is not a one size fits all plan. In the end, your level of concern and the baby’s well being are of primary concern. Please trust your gut. I always trusted that our parents when concerned had a right to be and 99.999% of the time had every right to be.

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Oh and one more thing. Infants have a very strong urge to suck. You may benefit from a trip to see a lactation consultant. Sometimes babies will attempt to use their mom as a pacifier. This is not going to end well for either of you. Again, talking to your pediatrician is probably a good idea.

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We arent doctors but there should be a nurse hot line to ask or google it. I nursed 2 kids and prob wouldve have worried.

Ask your pediatrician.

how new? Up to the first week can still have colostrum which is yellower than regular milk

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Like… stomach acid, bile, starvation kind of yellow?

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Honey ,call your pediatrician. Do not take medical advice about a newborn from strangers on the internet.:heart:

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My first baby did that. We would have to lay down towels around where I was nursing her bc every burp it was projectile spit up. We were told to hang in there that her tummy may settle down and to keep her reclined after feeding. Turns out she had some allergies to dairy and I had to give up nursing bc I just couldn’t clear it from my system. It was a bittersweet when we figured it out. I would try 1 small bottle of formula just to see how baby reacts and you may get your answer. If not, keep calling the dr.

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