Hi ladies. My second son is 5 weeks old and he is a happy spitter, for the most part. However, in the last few days he seems to be more bothered after feedings, does not want to be put down, and is spitting up excessive amounts after nursing.
Last night he scared the crap out of us, he was asleep in his Rock n Play (the elevation seems to help him) for about 2 hours, we were also sleeping, and he started choking and gasping for air. My husband picked him up and he vomited all over him. It was quite a lot, at least an ounce or two. After that he sounded really congested and was crying. He didn't want to nurse, so I just laid down with him in bed snuggled up to me and gave him a binkie. He fell back asleep.
Today he won't let me put him down at all, he seems to be in a lot of discomfort. I have tried laying him in an elevated manner (the swing, the bouncy seat) but he will not have it, just wants to lay on the boppy with me. He has not been spitting up today and has been nursing fine. His stomach/intestines are very rumbly and he has only had one mall poop in the last 12 hours.
Could he be reacting to some food that I am eating? I had spicy food on Saturday night, and pumped that night. Its been since then that he has been struggling with the spit up (my husband feeds him 3 oz at bed time each night of pumped milk). Its especially after the bottle that he seems in the most discomfort. We are going to switch to the breast flow bottle tonight to see if that helps.
Sorry for the wall o' text. Thanks for any advice!