Why Do Babies Spit up through Their Nose?

Answer

Normally, most young babies or infants spit through their noses. It is normal because the nose is connected to the throat. So whenever the child coughs, sneezes or hiccups, the still-developing oronasal area conveys the spit to the nose instead of mouth.
Reference:
Q&A Related to "Why Do Babies Spit up through Their Nose?"
Spitting up differs from vomiting in that it is an effortless return of liquid rather than the result of muscle contractions. Because the throat and nose are connected, the formula
http://www.livestrong.com/spitting-up/
One of the most frequent causes of spitting up milk is overflow. If a parent offers a baby too much milk-or if the hole in the nipple is too big, causing the baby to take the milk
http://www.ehow.com/about_6595098_do-babies-spit-u...
The nasal cavity communicates with the oral cavity behind the soft palate. Normally when we try to swallow the palate moves and closes this gap. In small babies this may not work
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_causes_a_baby_to_sp...
Baby takes in air along with milk/formula, the air gets trapped n w...
http://www.chacha.com/question/why-do-babys-spit-u...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com