What should I feed my child having gastric flu?
My 9mth old daughter having Gastric flu for the past 2 days. Now she's having diarrhea 3times a day. She doesn't wants to eat. What shall I do?
Mum needs help: My 9mth old daughter having Gastric flu for the past 2 days. Now she’s having diarrhea 3times a day. She doesn’t wants to eat. If she eats, she will throw out everything. Given her diarrhea medicine but still the same.. She drink milk, but only 2oz.. Please help me..
Jenice Tai: Bring her to the paed again if she cant eat anything in case she gets dehydrated.
usu get her to drink the popsicle in small quantities like 5-10ml every 15min..for at least 1 whole day..then slowly give her milk same concept apply; 5-10ml every 15min…
coz her digestive system is upset to absorb any fluid or solid..so gotta do it slowly.. Ling Cham: if diarrhea dun give milk..give isomil….
Michelle Sinhwee: how about slightly chilled juices? when not feeling well, they still take to sweet, cold stuff- all in a bid to prevent dehydration.
HappyBaby Corner: Last time my bb was 6mths when exact thing happen.. Pead change the formula to soy base, tried Karicare soy For lactose tolerance.. for a week until tummy back to normal.
Marshanda Marcella: Thanks everyone for ur comments. . Already brought her to KK hospital. . now she’s back to normal. .
Ellina Wong: you should take her off milk coz it will cause more diarrhea….substitute with soy milk for the time being… Evelyn Hu: Give her plain porridge water or soya milk as subsitute.. Hope this helps 🙂
TheAsianParent: Hi Marshanda, glad your daughter is alright now! Take care:)
Joanna Tan: My Doctor’s remedy is to give porridge water every 4 hours. Mix in a little bit of honey. Works both times when my baby has diarrhoea. Recover in one day。don’t even have to take medicine. I had diarrhoea for a week. Tried the same remedy. Also works for me.
Joanne Khoh: no honey for below 12mo. for dehydration, check wif yr paed if u can give some young coconut water.
Nana Elna Mulyani: hi marshanda, have u given DATES HONEY every hour to your daughter….
Joanna Tan: My Doctor says honey is ok in small quantity. Even for below 12 mths. Marshanda Marcella: Hi everyone. . I didn’t manage to take care Of my daughter… Now I’m in the hospital… I get the virus from her… Thanks for ur advice…
Rena Chew: Give her soy milk ..
Jessica Won: ya give her soy based milk and my bb got gastric flu 2 weeks ago, also cannot tolerate food, not ever water and my PD give a med at my bb’s anus and after 1 hour, he started drinking, not much but 30ml every hr and slowly increase… took him 3-4days to recover and back on his own milk… doesnt matter if bb drink less, little qty but more feed, as long as bb is drinking he will be fine… can try porriage water also…
Rita Shum: It happens to my baby. Pd said no milk for 3 days.. Cos it will upset his stomach further. If really required give soy milk. I only gave him porridge plain n water plus some ribena for 3 days n he is ok. Of cos medicatin muz b given
Grace Wahyuni: Get the glucose drink (blackcurrent) and lots of water, no milk is ok.. and just plain porridge.. the virus needs a few days so dun worry if she’s still throwing up or having diarrhea.. Get well soon 🙂
Aliyah Syahfiqah: Please please visit a doctor… My son suffer from that too last few months back, went to doctor and seek for advise… With medication it help to cure faster.
Mable Loh: dun give her milk. u need to change to soy milk for her. it will help to stop too. when she recover den u stop soy milk.
Paula Chee: water also important…to prevent dehydration… Kelly Kc: Up her pre and probiotic! Fermented foods (eg. Japanese Miso bean Paste) and foods listed http://deliciouslivingmag.com/health/herbsupps/get-cultured/index1.html
Marshanda Marcella: Thanks everyone for your comments.. do appreciate… I just discharged from hospital after get the virus from my daughter.. now she’s back to normal.. eat and drink as normal.. Next time i will prepare to take note of this.. *cheers*