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What causes vomiting in a 6 month old after starting solid food?

hi my baby is 6 n a half month old...i hav started giving him solid food.since last 1 month he was crying at night n not sleeping. though he was eating evrythin n pooping properly so i nvr realised wat d problem is...but den since last 2 days he started vomiting watevr he was eating...den i gav him pedialyite...n den 2day half strength formula...sugesst me wat 2 do now n wen 2 start his solid food n how?
Tue, 15 Dec 2015
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It is common problem in children of this age group to vomit, as there is transition of food from liquid consistency to solid, Generally once child completes 6 months, weaning is started with complimentary foods. Initially it should be semi solid consistency and gradually increase the consistency depending on tolerance or palatability. If child develops vomiting after having a particular food, just withhold that food temporarily, continue with previous food which child was tolerating. Presently Start your child with an anti emetic medication domstal drops / Ondem Syrup orally according to baby weight. Withhold oral intake till 15 - 20 minutes of giving medication. If still not controlled better to consult your Paediatrician for an Injection. Which will solve the problem
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