What Can I Give My 2 Year Old For Vomiting And Diarrhea
It contains sugar and salts to help replace the water and salts lost through vomiting and diarrhoea. Children who are vomiting should keep taking small sips of clear fluid, such as water or clear broth. Fruit juice and fizzy drinks should be avoided until they're feeling better. Provide plenty of fluids: Feed them fluids since vomiting and diarrhea drain the body of water and electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium. Give your toddler fluids, such as dissolved oral rehydration salts (ORS), in small sips or with a tablespoon.
"Probiotics, whether in powder form or in foods with live cultures such as yogurt or kefir can help diarrhea," says Dr. Heather Finlay-Morreale, a pediatrician with University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Group. "Babies should continue to nurse or take formula. Milk does not need to be stopped. Smaller, more frequent feeds may be helpful."