Information on caring for children and Whānau Āwhina Plunket services at Orange.
Tamariki can have stomach aches and bugs just like adults. Sometimes stomach issues will improve on their own, while other times it may be a sign of a more serious illness.
Your little one may sometimes have a tummy bug, or an upset stomach. In this section, you'll learn more about:
Child health concerns
Vomiting is unpleasant and can be upsetting for you and your child.
Diarrhoea is an increase in the runniness and number of your child’s poos.
Constipation is when your child’s poos are hard and difficult to pass.
Reflux occurs when your baby’s stomach contents are released back up towards their mouth.
Appendicitis is a serious condition where the appendix becomes inflamed and swollen.