Vomiting and Diarrhea in KIDS

Vomiting and Diarrhea in KIDS

When a child has vomiting and diarrhea, loses a lot of water and minerals, in these cases it is necessary to stop feeding and replace water and salts lost.
Once vomiting and diarrhea completed and already begin to have an appetite, it will begin with a diet based on foods astringents.

Vomiting and Diarrhea in KIDS:


  1. Suspend the bottle for 4 to 6 hours.You can continue breastfeeding.
  2. During this time offer: cold rehydration solution (sold in pharmacies).They were administered 1 tablespoon solution every 5-10 minutes or 8 to 10 ml. solution every 10 minutes (can be administered with a syringe to administer medication). It is necessary to give a small amount, very often.
  3. Gradually increase the amount of rehydration solution that is managing your child, if it is able to tolerate it for more than a couple of hours without vomiting.
  4. Back at 6 hours, ordinary food, keeping the rehydrating solution.
  5. Reintroducing start complementary feeding.You can start with rice porridge.

Children under 8 years.

  1. Suspend feeding at least 4-6 hours.
  2. During this time make oral rehydration solution.It is necessary that the liquid is very cold, you drink with a spoon, to make it in small quantities and very frequently. Gradually increase the amount of rehydration solution if your child is able to tolerate it, for more than a couple of hours without vomiting.
  3. Before returning to a normal diet, you need to start slowly with an astringent diet.You must make frequent small doses, without forcing him to eat. You can keep rehydrating solution if the losses are kept.
    • light soups.
    • cooked rice + carrots + chicken or fish cooked white.
    • Mashed potatoes + carrots + chicken or fish cooked white.
    • banana smoothie.
    • grated apple.
    • Apple + banana + lemon.
    • York ham.
    • Milk and dairy (except yogurt) best left for 2 or 3 days later.

Children over 8 years.

  1. Suspend food for 12 hours.
  2. During this time prepared to take rehydration, alkaline lemonade, cold tea with lemon and sugar, in very small quantities and repeatedly.
    • alkaline lemonade.
      • 1 liter of boiled water.
      • Juice two lemons.
      • 2 tablespoons sugar.
      • Half teaspoon baking soda.
      • Half teaspoon salt.
  1. Before returning to normal eating make an astringent diet:
    • fat lean meat (chicken or beef) without.
    • Rice + carrots.
    • Apple, banana and lemon.
    • Milk and dairy (except yogurt) best left for 2 or 3 days later.


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