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Old 01-11-10, 07:08 PM
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Chloe seems to be getting over a stomach bug. She had a really rough night last night.. basically slept a combined total of maybe 2.5 hours in between getting sick
 
She will drink water readily but we're having a tough time getting her to sip only, and as a result she threw up all her water around noon today. I know you need to give them a modified diet (Bananas, Rice, Toast, Applesauce..) but for how long? She seems interested in food but I really don't want to push it and be cleaning her bed up again tonight!

So in general, how much do you give to a kid with a stomach bug? How about water? How long should I hold off on dairy products? I just don't know if I should hold her off milk for a day, two days, three days????
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Old 01-11-10, 07:23 PM
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I believe its 24 hours after the last vomitting episode but I could be wrong
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Old 01-11-10, 09:21 PM
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Yeah I was going to say the same thing Kristi said.
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We always did the same around 24 hours, if they showed interest, we started with crackers and other bland things and worked our way up... Poor little girl, I hope she is 100% again soon!
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hope today is better-- and yes, I always follow the 24hr rule....
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