Toddlers are especially susceptible to vomiting and diarrhea. Thankfully, there are some home remedies that can help your little one feel better and get back to their regular routine.
If your toddler is vomiting, have them sit upright and rest. Try to give them small sips of water or clear fluids like chicken broth. Avoid giving them milk or sugary drinks as these can make the vomiting worse.
If your toddler has diarrhea, make sure they are drinking plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. You can give them water, clear fluids like chicken broth, or an electrolyte drink like Pedialyte. Avoid giving them fruit juice or sugary drinks as these can make the diarrhea worse.
If your toddler is having trouble keeping fluids down, try frozen fluids like popsicles or ice chips. You can also give them small amounts of bland foods like crackers or toast.
If your toddler’s diarrhea is severe or they are vomiting frequently, they may be at risk for dehydration. Dehydration can be grave, so it’s important to seek medical attention if you’re concerned.
In most cases, vomiting and diarrhea will resolve on their own within a few days. With the right home care, your toddler will be back to their normal self in no time.