The child got the stomach and vomiting: what to do, how to help your child
If the child has stopped the stomach, it becomes fretful, complains of pain and heaviness in the abdomen, bad eating. May cause swelling, burning sensation and heartburn. Stomach problems in children linked to poor diet, insufficient sleep, elevated stress (e.g., exercise for his age). If you have any symptoms of stomach disorder it is urgently necessary to consult a pediatrician.
How to fix the situation
What to do if stopped by the baby's stomach vomiting? Often in children this problem is improper nutrition. You first need to determine which product was the cause stopping of the stomach. In most cases pain in the abdomen in children appear after intake of a particular ingredient. The mother's job to determine this product completely eliminate it from the diet.
Be sure that the baby ate little sweet. Sugar is bad not only for teeth but also for the stomach. Especially if sweet to eat after the main meal. And it's not just candy, but also fruits. Their number also should not be excessive.
If the child is stomach, you need to adjust its food. Be sure to exclude from the diet the following products:
- Fruits with thick rind and cellular membranes. It's all beans, radish, currants and grapes. Prohibited unripe fruit (e.g. green cherries or apricots that love to have many children).
- Fruits and vegetables rich in fiber. This group includes plums, cabbage, apricots and others.
- The food of coarse connective tissue. It is a cartilage fish and birds, and very sinewy meat (beef or pork).
Food is cooked so that it is digested easily and quickly. To do this, make a puree, crushed in a blender or RUB through a sieve cooked food. Do not give your child cold or too hot food, she should be warm (about 30-40 degrees).
It is important to teach the child to eat small portions. If he will eat at one meal too many, it can lead to that will not work the stomach, vomiting.
In addition, making children's menu, be aware of the needs of a growing body of calories, vitamins, micro - and macronutrients. It is important that by eating the body got sufficient amounts of protein, carbohydrates and fats.
If using the right diet happened to run the stomach, this does not mean that you can immediately go to a normal diet. In the period after the disease is applied the so-called zig-zag eating. That is, once the child feeds on the usual foods and the next meal also include only diet products. Due to such a diet the stomach will train, resulting in its function gradually restored.
Gymnastics to start stomach
So was the nausea and the child has ceased to vomit, and his stomach has started, it is also recommended to teach your baby to special exercises. It is advisable to perform the exercises with him so he did it willingly. It is recommended to practice a few hours before eating and 2 hours after it. This improves gastric circulation, whereby the body should start. Perform gymnastic complex, consisting of the following exercises:
- Swallow. You must take the straight leg back and simultaneously raise the arms up. Repeat the exercise should be 3-4 times.
- Rotate the torso. You want the child to become straight, hands put on the belt. After that, he must perform several turns in both directions. Repeat 4 times.
- Tilts. With your child, you should perform bending forward/to the side/back 3 times.
- Bike. This is a very effective exercise performed lying on the back. Legs need to move just like riding a bike. It should be performed for at least 40 seconds.
It is necessary to combine exercises for stomach respiratory gymnastics. If the child is an adult, he can simply offer to take a breath-an exhalation. But if baby is still so small, to hold it in the form of a game. For example, ask him to show you how to blow the fluff from dandelions (the child should blow itself on a finger).
A special massage
If the child got the stomach to improve his condition will help a special massage. Before the procedure, the baby needs to be atoned. It is also very important to wash your hands. If the baby's skin is very sensitive, it is not recommended to use creams. In this case, you may even want to perform massage using a cotton towel. It is important that the child lay on his back, as relaxed his muscles and abdominal wall. The massage is performed not earlier than half an hour after a meal.
Massage the child as follows:
- First, start massaging the right iliac part, slowly moving to the left side of the tummy.
- Execute stroking, and only then move on to more intense methods of massage – rubbing, compressing, squeezing or shaking.
- At the end of the procedure, also perform the stroking.
- Then the kid wear a t-shirt, put on top of a heating pad and wrap it with a towel.Definitely the belly should be warm, as it contributes to a more rapid start of the stomach.
If a baby has frequent congestion of the stomach, accompanied by constipation, to massage daily. While pressure should not be too significant so as not to cause the child pain.
The use of traditional methods
Start stomach, and using folk methods of treatment. You can put the baby to the Bank on his belly. It is useful if the stomach has moved. The procedure is completely painless. However, during her stretched skin of the abdomen, which can be not for all children. Needs to take to the Bank for a half-liter, pencil, cotton wool and any spirits. Then the wool is wound on a pencil, on top you need to splash Cologne (soak in alcohol), and then to light.
While wool comes from a big flame, it is necessary to heat them to the Bank, by placing a pencil at 2-3 seconds into it. It is important that the flame is not in contact with the glass, otherwise it can get very hot. After that, the Bank put the neck to the navel. It instantly clings to the skin and begins to slip it off. Simultaneously, the stomach becomes in place. Within 30-40 minutes it needs to start, there will be rumbling, and gradually the pain and other symptoms will disappear.
Stop of the stomach in children is quite common, in which the baby appears a number of unpleasant symptoms. Therefore, it is desirable to make such abnormality is not appeared in the child. To do this, observe the following precautions:
- It is necessary to provide the child with a calm environment during the meal. When he eats, it should not be fit – he eats slowly and deliberately.
- To Wake up the child to kindergarten or school in advance, so he had to eat. Every morning he should cook fresh porridge or soups. Sandwiches with tea is grown-up food, which is harmful even for adults. Not that the kid ate them.
- Dinner should be light (salad or soup). Feed the baby should be about 2 hours before bedtime. If he goes to bed at 21:00 we give him dinner at 19:00.
- It is important to accustom the child to the same mode: to eat, to sleep and Wake up at the same time.
- Be sure that the baby was not washed down the food with water or hot drinks. As a result, the stomach will be more difficult to cope with the digestion of food.
In the treatment process, stopping of the stomach in children be aware that the use of any drugs is only possible after their appointment with the doctor. The child's body is still very weak, so it is sensitive to various components of the medication. Antibiotics without the additional course of treatment with probiotics may lead to indigestion. That is, the wrong treatment can aggravate the situation.