Can you give a 5 month old Pedialyte?

Anna - posted on 03/06/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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My 5 Month old has been throwing up today and not been able to hold anything on her stomach. I am so afraid she is going to get dehydrated..... What can i give her to help make sure that doesn't happen? Pedialyte, Pear juice with water????

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Katey - posted on 03/07/2010

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I actually was advised by my doctor to give Brady pedialyte...1 ounce per hour if he would take it.....water is good too. He had a bad stomach bug just over a week ago. Hope this helps. I would take the little one in though just to make sure. Keep an eye on her pee....if it's orangish...it's a sign of dehydration as well as their fontanelle...if it's sagging inward that too. That's what my doctor toldme to keep an eye out for.. Hope this helps... Good luck

Nicole - posted on 03/07/2010

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its safe for her to have some if its okay with her doctor. call them and ask them what to do

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