Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Jaco | 2009/11/16

Q.

Diaree

Our 13 month old boy started vomiting last week wednesday, this stopped after day 2 but now he has diarree, we give him re hydrate and as little Formula as possible once a night to get him substance in. What alternatives do we have we were told we cannot just put him on soya milk. He is starting to loose weighta s well even though he does not de hydrate.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If your baby is losing weight he may well be dehydrated and needs to be seen by a doctor. He may need extra fluids given by a drip if he is indeed dehydrated.

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