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do you give your baby prunes?

My husband just ran to the store to get some groceries and he bought baby prunes just for the hell of it and I know moms give this when baby is constipated or whatever, but does anyone give it more often? Can I give her one or two baby spoonfulls a day or will she have an upset tummy or something? I love prunes so I was thinking a few spoonfulls a day or everyother day.Thankyou! Oh yeah-she is 7 months almost

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Asked by littledozie at 1:47 PM on Jan. 18, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Sure, you can give them to her any time. They won't hurt her... but they WILL cause a mess! LOL... So just be ready for it!

    Answer by Laura1229 at 1:57 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • Yeah, prunes are great. I give them to my baby girl all the time. They are the most messy fruit though :). They dont stain though... weird.

    Answer by LovinMyMikayla at 2:04 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • I gave them once for him to try....

    Never again. Eeewwwwwwwwwww.......

    But, they won't hurt. She'll be cleaner than ever, though! (afterward LOL)

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 2:08 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • I gave some prune juice (about 1-2oz daily) mixed with water for a couple months until she was regular again. Definitely helped with the constipation! I can't see the harm in giving them to your LO every once in a while :~)

    Answer by epoh at 2:22 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • yea i gave my daughter prune juice when she is irregular.

    Answer by sweetheart254 at 2:26 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

  • I gave my DS pureed prunes every day because rice cereal made him constipated. There's no harm in giving prunes often, unless you see your LO gets diarrhea, then you should give less.

    Answer by Paesana82 at 2:34 PM on Jan. 18, 2009

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