My 3 and half month old baby boy is bottle fed . he has aproblem he always gets hiccups one hour after feeding with or with out wet burp. he is now refusing to eat. i tried AR formulas, elevate head of bed , upright position for one hour after eating nothing helped. please help me
From what I see online, hiccups are normal with infants and should diminish (normally) to less frequency when they get older. I think I recall from nursing school days that they thought perhaps hiccups helped with maturing the area involved in hiccups (diaphragm). However, refusing to eat is definitely NOT normal. I believe you really need to go see his pediatrician about this problem as soon as possible for testing, diagnosis, and treatment!
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