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Help !!! What do I do !!

My Daughter has been sick the past few weeks She had a fever at 1st then her tummy started to ache !! So i kept her home for 2-3 days ... She went back an she seemed ok , then her reg left early on Mat Leave an Brooklynne has been complaining alot more her Tummy hurts , and im starting to wonder if its due to the fact of change !!!
That she is upset an she makes herself sick over it ??? Could this be possible ???
Reguardless i have a Doc appt soon for her to get a check up ..

But What do you think ?? And any idea how to make this if it is due to change easier on her ??

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BrookesMum

Asked by BrookesMum at 2:40 PM on Nov. 30, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Stress doesn't become real for people only after the age of 20.

    Your daughter is stressed --whether or not she has a diagnosable disease. There are a lot of things that stress children, just as there are a lot of things that stress adults. It would be helpful for her if, when you see that she's becoming stressed, you help her to do things that alleviate it: more sleep, better quality food, less tv (it's a stressor, even if it appears to relax people), more physical affection, quieter days with fewer appointments and classes and things, longer lead-in to bedtime, less pressure to perform perfectly in school or believe everything she's told, more time to get used to the idea of things before having to deal with the especially if she has to deal with them alone...

    The longer she's stressed, the more damage it will do to her body. Do you see those little kids with the huge bellies? That's all stress fat...
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 2:46 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

  • I dont let her watch much tv I try to get her to do activies , and as for sleep she sleeps from 8pm till about 9am so she is getting enough sleep , as for food shes a really picky eater and depending on her day is what she will eat , She doesnt get much Junk food at all and as for school i mean she is 5 , there is no pressure to be perfect .. And she is bar far got any kinda bellly she is thin an lean an does things a reg 5 yr old would or should be doing ..
    BrookesMum

    Comment by BrookesMum (original poster) at 2:52 PM on Nov. 30, 2010

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