Nausea and vomiting in children often becomes a scary thing for both the children themselves and their parents. Moreover, when vomiting occurs quite often and a lot. It is not uncommon to find parents panicked when her baby vomiting. In fact, parents and families that panic will not help your child face nausea and vomiting. By reading the articles on this knowledge, parents are expected to be able to think more clearly and help children cope with nausea and vomiting appropriately. Vomiting is a phenomenon that often occurs in adults and young children. In fact, vomiting that occurs occasionally in the child is normal and nothing to worry about. However, profuse vomiting, frequent and long lasting indeed require special handling and proper attention. Causes of vomiting in children a lot, including infection with bacteria, food poisoning to allergic conditions. Whatever it is, the main priority handle vomiting in children is to make sure children do not fall into a state of dehydration First Aid Nausea and Vomiting in Children Can Do Often parents panicked face of vomiting in children. The main way to overcome nausea and vomiting in children is to think with the head cold. Keep in mind that the main danger of the disease vomiting in children are vulnerable occurrence of dehydration. So, the cool-headed parents can help the child face the vomiting and help avoid dehydration. In addition, parents also need to know when and what foods should be given to your child while he nausea and vomiting. Here are some ways the face of nausea and vomiting in children that you can do: 1. Rest your child's digestive tract How to cope with nausea and vomiting in children very first thing is give you a break on your child's digestive tract. That is, do not put a heavy meal too dense and difficult to be digested within 30 minutes after your child vomit. The time will be very useful for gastric organs to rest, because the vomit will drain the energy of your child's stomach. 2. Make sure that your child is drinking fluids is always fulfilled Make sure that your child does not fall into a state of dehydration is the most important thing to do as a way to cope with nausea and vomiting in children. Vomiting will release the liquid inside the body, and the more vomit out eating fluids in the body also decreases. These conditions are prone to complications of dehydration for your child. Then, make sure the liquid in any form into the body of your child to replace fluid lost 3. Provide sufficient liquid in an appropriate manner Sometimes, to avoid dehydration by giving your child extra fluids is difficult, then follow the steps and tips and tricks to provide fluid replacement in children. First, give fluids that contain electrolytes, such as isotonic drinks, oral rehydration salts, soup or gravy. Second, do not give in large amounts at a time when your child refuses, otherwise give smaller portions eg by spooning the liquid gradually. Third, wait about 20-30 minutes before providing replacement fluid when he runs out vomiting. The gap is important that children do not add nausea when given replacement fluids. 4. Give the right food Providing food menu for little ones who are nausea and vomiting also be right. Provide food with a flavor that is not too prominent, not too salty, savory or spicy. Also avoid oily food and have a high fat content. Do not give too hot and spicy food. Avoid foods that contain very high glucose such as candy or ice cream. Instead, give a soft solid foods such as biscuits, noodles, rice, or porridge. 5. Tea One way to overcome nausea and vomiting in children is to give replacement fluid. Well, drink tea is one type of drink that you can provide for your child to help avoid dehydration and also relieve feelings of nausea in the small. Especially, give chamomile or peppermint tea which has the effect of relieving nausea and full in the stomach. Remember to not give tea with extremely hot temperatures. 6. Apple Vinegar One way to overcome nausea and vomiting in children who also can apply is to give him fluid in the form of apple cider vinegar diluted with lukewarm water. Apple cider vinegar has the ability to kill bacteria and germs that infect your child's digestive tract, so the solution is very good to help the child's body to kill the bacteria infection. Give this solution when the child is not sick. Besides the effect is to kill the bacteria, apple vinegar also contains several kinds of electrolytes and minerals are good to replace body fluids lost child. Signs Nausea Vomiting in Children Need Caution state of nausea and vomiting in children is sometimes require special assistance of competent health professionals. You can still try to treat nausea and vomiting in children by giving treatment and initial treatment as shown above. However, if you are worried and anxious about the condition of your child, do not hesitate to take him to the doctor or to the nearest hospital to obtain a more optimal handling. Especially when it happens things below in your baby:
- Vomiting black, reddish or greenish.
- Persistent vomiting in newborns
- Very severe abdominal pain that accompanies vomiting in children
- Vomiting accompanied by high fever (above 38C)
- Vomiting accompanied by fever lasting for 3-4 days continuously.
- Vomiting without nausea, especially when accompanied by severe headaches
- Child crying but without tears
- Changes in behavior, such as not responsive when called and was unconscious hands and feet become cold and clammy
- Kids will not drink at all