I fully intend on talking to my son's doctor in the morning, but I was hoping for some insight...
My son has been puking every night for the past week. It's only at night, not during naptime. During the day he is perfectly fine. I haven't changed anything to induce the puking. I've done everything I know to help prevent it -- raising his headboard to elevate him while he sleeps, following a BRAT diet, not feeding him 3-4 hours prior to bedtime, and OTC antacids. Nothing has worked.
For what it's worth, he did have reflux as an infant and I was told he'd likely outgrow it by age one. We still had rounds with his reflux prior to the recent puking at night incidents, but they were easy to manage. I cannot seem to manage the puking at night.
I'm very worried for him...
Answer by Bearsjen at 10:01 PM on Dec. 28, 2008
Could it be anxiety of going to sleep in his own bed by himself...possibly the dark? There might be a reason why he is all of a sudden afraid....when children are anxious they can show through physical symptoms such as vomiting. I wish you the best and hope your son is better soon.
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