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anybody know how to treat contipation rather than prune juice?

my 5 year daughter start having constipation about more than couple of week, I took her to Dr. and he suggested enama which I did use it for her, and a week later she got the same problem, now every time I want to go back to Dr. she freaks out may another enema is waiting for her. do you know any home remedy that cures the contipation. By the way I do give her more fiber and veggies.

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:54 PM on Feb. 3, 2009 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Try gripe water, you can get that at a health foods store

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 1:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Have you tried using Karo syrup?

    Answer by jamesmommy12 at 1:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • My Dr had us give our daughter apple juice to help.

    Answer by mamakirs at 1:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Karo syrup in her apple juice works well.

    Answer by Mommy2B04 at 2:02 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • my sister uses mineral oil in my two nieces juice (they are 5 & &)

    Answer by abelsmama07 at 2:53 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • i meant (5 & 7) :)

    Answer by abelsmama07 at 2:54 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • have her eat a grapefruit.

    Answer by kimberleee382 at 3:31 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • More fruit.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:21 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Apple juice is acidic. We used pear juice for our kids. It is a lot tastier and more gentle than apple or prune juice. Give her some fresh pears to eat and some pear juice later on.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 8:05 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • I give my kids the special k drink with fiber. It is pink lemonaid. Also I give them yogart with live active piobiotaics (sp?) That keeps them regular. I give them the yogart everyday

    Answer by Soniam301 at 10:58 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

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