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December 30th, 2012, 07:21 PM
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Anyone else's LO get super gaggy if they don't burp? I burp her after every feeding (and always between sides) but sometimes she just doesn't burp. This leads to her gagging and almost choking later on.
I get frustrated, not with her, because I'll sit there and pat her on the back for what seems like Forever, but she sometimes just doesn't burp. Then as soon as I lay her down, she starts gagging and it sounds awful. Last night was terrible, I couldn't get her to burp for almost an hour, and every time I laid her down in the crib, she would just gag and gag.

Any ideas on how to "make" her burp? Maybe I'm doing something wrong? I'm burping her the same way I've always burped every baby I've ever taken care of, patting on the back while she is either on my shoulder or sitting up in my lap.
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December 30th, 2012, 09:58 PM
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Sounds like she might have some of the milk refluxing back into her throat, making her gag. I dont think it has to do with you burping her or not. There are times B doesn't burp, too, though. I have to really pat hard on his back and bounce him sometimes to get it to come out. I have a pretty fast flow of milk so he gulps really fast when I have a letdown so I know he swallows air. Oh well, usually it doesnt seem to bother him.
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December 31st, 2012, 01:21 AM
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Oh Wrenny gags a lot and really bad. It's so scary and me and dh flip out every time. She did it bad in the hospital and they did a thing, forget what it's called, where they stuck a tube down her throat, pulled out all fluid, flushed w/ water and sucked that back out. They said they sometimes get a clot or mucous stuck in their tummy and it needs to be pulled out. She's not as gaggy as she was, it was happening all day and night, but it still happens and it's awful! I hope you can get it nailed down because it's miserable. It probably is reflux and not a burping issue...
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December 31st, 2012, 07:47 AM
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They say it's really important to be aware of whether your shoulder is putting pressure on their stomach as it should be to help them burp. Sometime people put the baby over their shoulder, but not high enough and there is no pressure on their stomach. Hope this helps. I wouldn't have known this if I hadn't read it.
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