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What do give your child when she or he is constipated ?

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leylani

Asked by leylani at 3:14 PM on Feb. 25, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • about a teaspoon of karo syrup in a bottle of water.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:16 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Yep, what Dard said
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 3:17 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Fruit juice (100% juice diluted with water) or pureed prunes should clear it right up.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 3:21 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • At this age I used to put some pureed prunes in with the formula.... worked awesome! Plus it was another fruit/veggie serving for the day. Karo syrup is corn syrup... terrible for babies. All that sugar really just gives them diarrhea. ;o(
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 3:23 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • How old?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 3:26 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • How old is the baby? Big difference between an 8 month old and a newborn!
    jerseydiva

    Answer by jerseydiva at 3:36 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • Age! under 6 months, nothing besides breastmilk or formula. Ask your pediatrician
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 3:45 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • It's been a long time, but I always did the Karo Syrup too.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 4:39 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • No homeopathic remedies.... Doctor check up for me.

    That's just me though.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 6:28 PM on Feb. 25, 2013

  • My daughter has been this way since 2 weeks old I had to stimulate her. Then we moved to juices now I am having to give her Miralax. Depends on how old baby is! Try some warm diluted prune juice first if baby is over 3 months 1oz to 1 oz water. Hope your baby feels better and gets back on track!
    1sttimemommy197

    Answer by 1sttimemommy197 at 11:01 AM on Feb. 28, 2013

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