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5mo stomach bug - what to feed her

(5 Posts)
unintendedcatlady Thu 25-Feb-16 03:34:03

5mo has picked up stomach bug from 5yo. Do I still give her formula? Conscious of her developing lactose intolerance but also dehydration. All advice appreciated - no idea about how to deal with sickness in such a young baby.

EdYouKateShaun Thu 25-Feb-16 03:43:32

I'd be seeking medical help for a stomach bug in such a young child.

Sometimesithinkimbonkers Thu 25-Feb-16 04:04:31

I would just give diaorlite for 24 hours c

unintendedcatlady Thu 25-Feb-16 04:09:45

She's gone back to sleep after some babbling. So not unresponsive or floppy. I've done some water for her when she wakes up. A bit panicky now! Will get diarolyte & ring Drs in morning if she continues to be ok tonight I think.

icklekid Thu 25-Feb-16 05:10:34

Have you started weaning? Regardless milk is probably still her main source of food so yes you need to keep giving it. If she is lactose intolerant there are prescription formula she can have

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