All toddlers at some point will experience tummy upsets, but in some instances, tummy troubles such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and discomfort may persist. Tummy troubles or impaired gastrointestinal tolerance can be caused by food allergy, infection, surgery or as a consequence of certain medical treatments.1,2
Some children on sip feeds may also have tummy troubles. To find out more about tummy troubles and how to manage them click here.
- Vandenplas Y et al. Arch Dis Child 2007;92:902-908.
- Webster-Gandy J et al. (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press; Oxford 2012, pp578-579.