Keeping the child hydrated, ie, offer fluids frequently and drink whatever he wants, preferably in small amounts each time to prevent vomiting. Sometimes the little ones will receive a pharmaceutical ORS.
Generally avoid the use of medicines, antipyretics except if required or other drugs if the doctor had specific recommendation. The medications used for vomiting only serve to improve the symptoms but not cure and can cause side effects.
Offer food at once, without forcing the child and without pause period. In infants it is necessary to make any changes to your diet, in which they have already started with pureed baby food and will not need to change anything, it can take any cereal, vegetables, meats, fish, dairy products (not just yogurt, but also milk) and fruits, but avoid adding sugar to food. In older children, like adults, the limitations will be discussed only the sugar and not have to eat fatty foods or raw fruits and vegetables.
Although early feeding accelerates the healing of gastroenteritis, may at first seem otherwise, to cause the stools of children eat no more food. This should not worry, it is only the result of an intestinal reflex is more alive in this situation. In any case, as in other circumstances, if the child does not want to eat, should not force him.