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What could I feed my sick toddler? She's rejecting everything since last night.

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Asked by erlsk at 7:04 PM on Feb. 2, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • popsicles will help her will she eat them?

    Answer by wendy232425 at 7:05 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • When mine are sick I dont stress if they refuse to eat. Mainly because if you think about when you are sick you arent hungry either.

    I would offer crackers, jello, butter toast, cherrios and anything else bland. So her tummy doesnt get upset anymore.

    you said sick, what kind of sick? Cough, runny nose stuff or virus sick tummy issues?

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:07 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Fruit..but if she doesnt want to eat make sure she gets fluids..thats much more important.

    Answer by keyaziz at 7:10 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • she has cough, runny nose, slight fever

    Answer by erlsk at 7:15 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • she has the virus that is going around will she eat the popsicles??????

    Answer by wendy232425 at 7:24 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • I always fixed jello. How about some chicken broth? Honey with a little lemon mixed in for the cough.

    Answer by Bmat at 7:36 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • Pedialight has some popsicles. Try to get her to eat some of those. The electrolytes will help her stay hydrated. but try to get her to drink as many fluids as possible.

    Answer by lindze0226 at 8:20 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • heavy peach syrup...sounds crazy but it works every time, even now when my son is almost 10.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:20 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • we use vicks vapor rub on the bottom of their feet (with socks, while they sleep) this will take care of the stuffy and running nose! DR said mix up jello(warm) and let them drink it this will sooth the tummy, and if they throw up, push Hawian punch ( the tropical(red) only) I swear by this it really does work i had the stumic flu and i done this all last week. hope she feels better ther is nothing worse than when your little one is sick, ill pray for you guys tonight.

    Answer by jesussaves424 at 9:53 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • make or buy pedialyte popsicles (an old boss told me to put the pedialyte in a plastic sandwich back and freeze it then cause sometimes they just like to eat little pieces.
    Offer plenty of liquids, my kids like fruit (esp. melons) when they are sick and don't worry to much.
    Oh and jello's good to.

    Answer by MamiJaAyla at 11:19 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

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