This is a complicated problem and the answer to your question does not lie in the usual recommnedations when infants of this age refuse to take their feeds. It would be best to take your baby to see a paediatric gastroeneterologist who is the expert who deals with complex problems like this. These experts are rather few and far between in this country and mainly work in the academic hospitals such as the Red Cross Children's Hospital in Cape Town and the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria and at the academic hospital in Durban.
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