Poor Feeding in Infants Overview
Another name for Poor Feeding in Infants is Infant Feeding Problems.
What are infant feeding problems?
An infant with a feeding problem lacks interest in feeding, or is unable to receive adequate nutrition from breast-feeding or bottle-feeding.
What are the symptoms of infant feeding problems?
Symptoms of infant feeding problems include refusing the bottle or breast, abdominal swelling, abdominal bloating, excessive gas, hunger, spitting up, constipation, diarrhea, fussy infant, rash, and failure to gain weight.
How does the doctor treat infant feeding problems?
Treatment for infant feeding problems depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for infant feeding problems may include more frequent, smaller feedings, or switching from breast-feeding to bottle feeding. Additional treatment for infant feeding problems include changing the feeding schedule, formula changes, and switching to soy-based formulas.
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