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I've got d & v, bf 3 wk.old.

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Nottalotta Sun 05-Mar-17 02:20:05

Can I carry on? How on earth do I stop him getting it? Ds1 had it Tuesday and Wednesday, just sickness though no diarrhoea.

Chocolatedreamsandtea Sun 05-Mar-17 02:20:49

Yes carry on - just drink loads of water and fluids

Nottalotta Sun 05-Mar-17 02:33:26

Thanks. Been sipping water, it's not staying down though.

DIVivienneDeering Sun 05-Mar-17 02:47:27

Poor you. I had d and v twice while feeding ds1 - once around 8 months and once around 10 months. He didn't get it either time. So maybe you'll be lucky. Try sucking ice cubes to get a bit of liquid down.

Chocolatedreamsandtea Sun 05-Mar-17 02:50:26

Rehydration salts then and yes ice lollies and ice cubes

Hope you get better soon

Chocolatedreamsandtea Sun 05-Mar-17 02:50:51

Ps breastfeeding is the best thing to stop him getting it

MrsKoala Sun 05-Mar-17 16:18:49

Poor you. it's horrible. With both ds1 and dd1 i got noro when they were 2wks old. I was advised to feed as much as possible to pass on my antibodies. Ds1 never got ill but dd1 did but only mildly. I felt like hell tho.

I remember dh holding a bowl for me to vomit in while i turned my head as far away from ds1 as possible while he was still feeding. sad


Nottalotta Sun 05-Mar-17 19:31:35

Oh yes, sat up in the night feeding ds and holding a bowl to vomit into.

Not been sick since about 10am. Have managed a slice of dry toast, water and some flat 7up.

Feel like death though, so tired too. Ds1 is just nodding off then I'm heading to bed if ds2 settles.

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