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For starters of course I have taken my girl to see a doctor & we are waiting to see a pediatric gastroenterologist.
Here is my problem. My girl is 19 months old now & has always had tummy issues. For the most part I was always blown off because she is off the growth charts for height & about 70% for weight. It is only because I tailor a diet for her needs that is very high calorie that I have been able to keep weight on her, the majority of the diet is actually liquid (I have spoken to my dr about this & she approves)
For the last month (or more) at least 5 days a week she has vomited the entire contents of her stomach at night, and this causes her to wake up from sleeping. I will hear a whimper & a "mama", then the gagging & vomiting starts. It is all over in about 5 minutes, she wants to be cleaned up & she goes back to bed. She never tells me her stomach hurts or even points to her stomach. I do think it causes her some distress (I mean tossing your cookies can't feel great!). It doesn't matter what the last time was that I fed her, it happens any where from 2 to 6 hrs into when she goes to bed. There have been no recent changes in her life or diet. She is not ill otherwise & does not have a stomach flu type of thing.
Anyone else ever encounter this problem? My girl pretty much lives on Ensure drinks at this age & she doesn't care for a vast amount of food except very bland things & fruit.
So we are going to go see the special ped's dr & they want to start her on liquid pepcid type of drugs. Any other parent encounter this type of problem with their child & what did your dr say?
Thanks so much for your input :)