“Tummy aches are extremely common in children, especially around the ages of four to eight”…
My eight year old has been struggling, especially at night with a tummy ache….It’s been hard to pin point what exactly is causing this… Even the doctor says, it’s common and the main reasons: diet, stress, and growing pains.
So how do you help your little feel better?
parents.com has 9 All-Natural Tummy Ache remedies!
Sip Chamomile Tea
Reach for Peppermint!
Peppermint tea is also refreshing and can ease the pain of a tummy ache.
Placing a hot water bottle or heating pad on your little one’s tummy while he’s sitting or lying down should relieve some of the pain… ( I did this last night and it seemed to work)
Rub the Foot, Using Reflexology
Serve Bland Foods
If your child still has an appetite despite the tummy ache, let him eat small amounts of plain foods, like toast, pasta, oatmeal, yogurt, rice, and applesauce.