Why does my 16 month old always get sick after coming back from her dads?

Bretni - posted on 05/01/2011 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I have a 16 month old who has started travelling 3 hours to visit her dad for a few weeks. Her dad lives in another state 3 hours away and everytime she gets back from his house she gets diarhea and pukes up, I don't get it? She "supposedly" doesn't do this when she arrives at his house. This last time I actually took her all the way to him and the 3 nights she was with me over there she got really sick. Is it something to do with the altitude? He lives in Montana & I live in Washington. I do plan on asking her doctor as well but I though maybe someone here would have some incite! I wish I could post something happy on here lol, but sadly this is my first time being a mom and I am still learning. Thanks for your help :)

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Sabra - posted on 05/03/2011

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I was thinking the same thing that it could be the water. The change in the water could just be hard for her little system to handle.maybe try using a water filtering system to help both at home and at her dads house.

Louise - posted on 05/03/2011

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It could be the altitude or the tap water. If your ex is using tap water to give her juice there maybe something in the water that upsets her after a few days. It could just be the stress of the journey. It could be anything really.

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