My DD (10 months) hasn't been well for a few days now. During last week, she was sick whilst eating twice (she started choking on her food, then with a pat on the back vomitted everything up).
On Saturday, it happened twice, so I called the doctor and he told us to take her to the hospital.
She had her chest and back checked, her stomach felt and her ears examined. She had a slight temperature. The doctor said he thought she had a tummy bug, so not to give her anything but water for the next 12 hours.
So that's what we did, then after the 12 hours, I started giving her bottles of diluted formula (one scoop to every two ounces, instead of every one ounce, of water. She managed to keep everything down, so from this morning, I started giving her properly made up bottles, as per the instructions and not diluted as I was giving her.
She seems to have been managing to keep them down fine. Then, this afternoon, my DH decided to try giving her a small piece of bread from his plate, and sure enough, she started gagging and choking and vomitted it back up.
So she's keeping down liquids but not solids. This morning her face is all fat and we think she has swollen glands. She's very lethargic and just wants to either sleep or stare into space. This is NOT her at all, she is such a lively baby.
Does anyone know what could be wrong with her?
I called the doctor to say about the swollen glands and how she was handling her milk, but not solids and they asked me to bring her in.
While I was waiting, I changed her nappy, and noticed she had a rash on her stomach, so of course I started panicking.
She had her chest, throat and ears checked, and everything seems okay. She has a slight temperature, so I've just to give her paracetamol.
I've been told just to carry on with the milk only for a few days (but I can feel her losing weight already, poor girl) before trying to introduce solids back into her diet. Apparently the rash isn't anything to worry about and is often a sign that she could be getting better.
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