Learn if you should call the doctor when a baby spits up in this series of pregnancy videos with Dr. Ann Kellams.
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Host: How much spit up for my baby is normal before I should call the doctor? Dr. Ann Kellams: So, baby spit up is normal and that's why we have burp rags and burp cloths and things like that. I start to get more interested or more concerned if it is a projectile shooting out of the babies mouth every time the baby eats. If the wet diapers are decreasing or for some reason the baby is not gaining weight appropriately or if there is anything that looks like blood or bile which would be a green color to the vomit, those are all serious concerns for which you would call the doctor. You know what they typically do is a little burp out of the mouth here or there is very normal, very common regardless of the timing of the feeding.
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