Home Remedies for Child Stomach Flu

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One of the worst ailments that a child can develop is the stomach flu. Although it is normally something that will simply pass in time, it can cause a great number of symptoms that are uncomfortable for both the child and the parent. When your child is suffering from the stomach flu, there are many things that you can do to help treat it. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

For starters, the most important thing that you can focus on is making sure that your child is staying hydrated. Since vomiting and diarrhea are common symptoms with the stomach flu, it is best to have them drink lots of fluids throughout the day. While water is one of the best options, you can also add to their fluid intake with juice, herbal tea and soups.

When it comes to diet, it is best to avoid processed foods and junk food because consuming these types of food can cause them to suffer longer. Instead, feed your child healthy food options like fruits and vegetables, rice and whole wheat bread. You should also make sure that your child is getting a great deal of rest throughout the time that they are having the stomach flu as well.

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Monica Scott, BS, RN
Monica Scott, BS, RN | ConceiveEasy
Ms. Scott joined ConceiveEasy after working in prenatal obstetrical care for two years in a private practice before being promoted to Director of Nursing. She has a strong interest in women's health with an emphasis on promoting fertility awareness.