Both my little sister and my children suffer from stomachaches brought on by nothing more then nerves. The biggest relief that they have found is not in pink syrups or drinking funny tasting concoctions- its love. They come up complaining about bellyaches, and snuggle up in my shoulder and I read to them and rub their backs, and after a while they feel ready to go again. This only works well if we know its nerves, though. Like, a school test, or leaving for camp or some other anxiety producing thing, though even ' I ate too much candy' bellyaches are soothed by gentle back rubs.
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