- Don’t burp him too vigorously and keep him upright for about 20 minutes before putting him down to sleep.
- Raise the head of the mattress by placing a folded towel underneath it.
- If persistent projectile vomiting occurs, consult your doctor.
A baby who vomits after feeds but remains a thriving happy child, gaining weight regularly, is doing well. Don’t worry – just protect his and your clothes!
Consult your doctor if your baby seems unwell, especially if the vomiting is accompanied by diarrhoea or a fever.
NOTE: Check your baby’s weight regularly as this will tell you if he is thriving.