Health Tip: Pyloric Stenosis -- A Digestive Problem for
(HealthDay News) -- Although most babies spit up, forceful
vomiting isn't normal and could be a sign of a digestive problem
called pyloric stenosis.
The Nemours Foundation says warning signs of pyloric stenosis
- Projectile vomiting after a feeding, then wanting to eat again
- Constipation, or stools that contain mucus.
- Not gaining weight.
- Being less active than a typical newborn.
- A ripple action that's visible on baby's tummy after baby
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