Food and NutritionFoods to be taken
Eat healthier foods, including those rich in fiber. Fiber promotes digestive health and reduces abdominal pain.
Foods to be avoided
Eating spicy or acidic foods can worsen stomach problems, no matter what the type. Foods that contain citrus fruits or tomatoes may cause problems. Avoid coffee, caffeinated drinks, onions, mint, garlic and fatty food.
- Get plenty of rest. Adequate rest can help your child recover.
- Drink fluids. Liquids help prevent dehydration from fever, vomiting and diarrhea.
- Apply moist heat. A warm moist washcloth applied to the abdomen can help ease discomfort.