Dr Greene Content - Vomiting Vomiting is extremely common. Almost all children will vomit several times during their childhood. The most common situation is a child with a viral gastrointestinal infection, such as rotavirus.
Nausea and Vomiting Nausea and vomiting are controlled by the central nervous system. Nausea is controlled by a part of the nervous system that controls involuntary bodily functions. Vomiting is a reflex controlled by a vomiting center in the brain (child health).
Nausea and Vomiting in Infants and Children Parents often feel uncomfortable when their children are unable to eat or hold down food or fluids. Many mild illnesses may lead to a "sour stomach" or an inability to hold down food. Follow this chart for more information about these problems.
Vomiting Vomiting is usually a reflex the body has to something that is irritating the stomach or intestines. However, vomiting can also be caused by many other things, such as migraine headaches, strep throat, and minor head injury.