Babies tend to swallow air during feedings which can make them gassy and cranky. In order to relieve their system of the excessive gas and discomfort, you would need to help them burp! Excessive gas is one of the causes which can make your baby colic.
There are different positions to make your baby burp; choose what is comfortable for you both.
Babies need to be burped while feeding if they act fussy, as most probably they are feeling gassy. Give feeding time a break to burp the baby. While breastfeeding, whenever you switch over to the other breast or finish feeding you should burp your baby. Keep the baby in an upright position after feeding to prevent the milk’s backflow or reflux. Your baby might spit up after feeding which is normal.
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