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15 month old being sick every night

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Twistedheartache Sat 13-Feb-16 23:40:45

Don't know if this is the best place to post but looking for some advice. Dd2 is 15 months & has started being sick in bed at night.
She's fine during the day - just around 4-5hrs after going to bed she is really sick.
It's happened for the past 4 nights now & once she was sick again in my bed ( always co-sleeping after initial wake-up).
She's had symptoms of teething but no sign of teeth, and is a bit snotty but not particularly pleghmy.
Any ideas - combined with dd1 being snotty & bedwetting - so fed up of washing & starting to worry that I'm ignoring her actually being poorly

Artistic Sat 13-Feb-16 23:59:20

Could it be a change in diet? Perhaps something new or a new brand of food that's been introduced?
Or have her sleeping circumstances changed in any way?

Twistedheartache Sun 14-Feb-16 00:05:27

Nothing specific food wise - although most if her week day meals are at nursery.
She's not long gone onto 100% cows milk coz I took an age for some reason weaning her off formula & bm, but still 3 weeks ago not just now.
Weird - hopefully just a phase & nothing too sinister

Pancakeflipper Sun 14-Feb-16 21:35:29

Could be the dairy - an intolerance can build up.

I would drop dairy out of her diet for 3 weeks and see what happens.

KP86 Sun 14-Feb-16 21:45:21

Sounds like an allergy. Same thing happens to DS if he has one of his allergens. Sometimes he is sick straight away and sometimes it takes a few hours and comes up in bed.

Vijac Sun 14-Feb-16 21:48:36

Could be a virus. When my dd was a similar age we all got a nasty sickness bug that was more or less over in 12 hours. She had it too but only at night over a much longer period. 3 nights sick at night and at least 5 days funny nappies.

Twistedheartache Sun 14-Feb-16 23:25:36

@vijac - you might be on to something. DD1 was sick weds night well about 3am Thurs, I had d&v Thurs night and have been fine since.
Fingers crossed it's not allergens/dairy. I've pretty much taken all bread out of her diet because it wasn't agreeing with her - really don't fancy trying to take dairy away.

Twistedheartache Sun 14-Feb-16 23:25:51

Thank you all

Twistedheartache Mon 15-Feb-16 09:36:56

No vomit last night - so fingers crossed it was just a weird virus. Thanks again for your input

Fugghetaboutit Mon 15-Feb-16 10:02:57

Sounds like a virus. Does she drink water out of a sippy cup?

Twistedheartache Mon 15-Feb-16 11:48:10

Yes anywhere other than at the table. Not at night though generally - she doesn't have it in her cot.
Germ heaven?

Fugghetaboutit Mon 15-Feb-16 11:53:28

Some of them are. Ones that you can't completely open can have mould in them apparently.

Katie0705 Thu 18-Feb-16 01:19:21

With regards to diet and possible sensitivities, I would definitely talk to your GP, as allergy testing may be appropriate and seeing a dietician. The other consideration is what time does your daughter have her tea and last drink before going to sleep? She may need a bit longer to digest her food before going to bed and laying flat, which can cause regurgitation when the tummy is still full/partially full.

I hope your daughter gets better very soon
Best wishes

Millionairerow Sat 20-Feb-16 17:18:54

Might be a virus but sometimes reflux can cause it. check with Dr if continues. We used to have to give my son gaviscon at that age.

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