Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    Your new WebMD Message Boards are now open!

    Making the move is as easy as 1-2-3.

    1. Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/family-pregnancy/f/parenting/

    2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)

    3. Start posting

    Have questions? Email us anytime at CommunityManagement@webmd.net

    SCHOOL VOMITTING
    avatar
    sushb posted:
    My 5 yr old boy has been admitted to a big school.Before this he was going to a montessori school.Never in his montessori days he has behaved sensitively.He was a friendly and intelligent boy.Offlately in his new school he is vomitting every day.At first we thought becoz of the new routine,new envioronment,or may be new study style.We have have tried many times to ask our child that what is bothering him,but we are not able to get the exact reason behind this.I feel so helpless ,every morning he is going to school happily and god knows what is happening that he vomits.
     
    avatar
    momuv4girls responded:
    This very well could be stress related.....your son is young and most likely can not make the connection between his stress and vomiting.

    Children can not articulate their feelings and his way of showing his disruption may be the vomiting.

    If you have taken him to his pediatrician and they have ruled out any physical causes (like food allergy, intestinal issues etc..) - then I would suggest finding a really good Child Psychologist to sort out what is going on.

    Take care,
    -Kathleen
     
    avatar
    sushb replied to momuv4girls's response:
    thanks Kathleen,today also he vomitted and the major problem is that i know only one side of the story.Here the teachers are not approachable.But i think i have to write a letter to the school principal and seek the cooperation of the class teacher.Then only i can understand exactly what is the scenario.I have to talk to the class teacher.
     
    avatar
    sushb replied to momuv4girls's response:
    Thanks Kathleen
     
    avatar
    momuv4girls replied to sushb's response:
    Yes, that is a really good idea. Can you email the teacher and Principal to set up a meeting?

    Does your son like his teacher? What does he say about school in general. Sometimes asking questions about his day, how the teacher is, how his new friends are etc.... may give you a bit more information too.

    Hope you find some answers! Keep us posted.
    -Kathleen
     
    avatar
    sushb replied to momuv4girls's response:
    some of my relatives are advising me to wait,becoz till now the school has not complained or discussed with us regarding this problem.I think they are also trying to make him comfortable.Yesterday my son told me dat hez teacher beat him.now i have no idea about this.My child is a very shy child why his teacher beat him ,i dnt know.
     
    avatar
    momuv4girls replied to sushb's response:
    Well, if I were you I would not wait. This is your child, and you want him to feel better, and more connected at school.

    Waiting is doing nothing, and a more involved parent is always a good thing. You are your son's voice and while he is still so young, you have a right to always talk with his teacher and get involved when your son isn't feeling right.

    I think a face-to-face with the teacher is an important step.

    Take care,
    =Kathleen
     
    avatar
    sushb replied to momuv4girls's response:
    Hi,
    Today m feeling top of the world.My child didnt vomit at all.I spoke with the teacher also,according to her he is a good boy and doing pretty well in the class.But i asked her about the vomitting so she smiled and said not to worry.They are taking care of it.They have shifted him to some sitting arrangement also.
    i guess very soon he will b alright.Thanks a ton dear.
     
    avatar
    momuv4girls replied to sushb's response:
    That's really good to hear, and I am glad the teacher is well aware of your son and his sensitivity.

    Take care!!
    -Kathleen


    Helpful Tips

    Son Peeing
    I have a suggestion for the parents with the boy that is peeing in the house. Maybe he needs the "freedom" of peeing. I would let him go ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    0 of 2 found this helpful

    Expert Blog

    Child Health 411 - Ari Brown, MD

    Educated parents are empowered parents! Get clear answers to your parenting questions from Dr. Ari Brown...Read More

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.