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I think my 1 month old is constipated what do I do?

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LiLJeni

Asked by LiLJeni at 4:38 PM on Apr. 28, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Nothing. What makes you think s/he is constipated. They can go a few days without pooping. Is baby breastfed?
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 4:39 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • He cries when he is pooping and its hard. No, unfortunately I had to switch to formula about a week ago.
    LiLJeni

    Comment by LiLJeni (original poster) at 4:42 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • Tell the doctor to change the formula, sometimes these formulas have a lot of iron and can constipate them..
    older

    Answer by older at 5:13 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • They make a no iron formula that you can alternate between the one with iron and such, You most likely should call your doctor, did you give the baby breast milk mixed with formula to start? Change can cause alot of problems if you don't start off right, as in mixing etc.!
    jerseydiva

    Answer by jerseydiva at 5:45 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • Any interest in going back to nursing? It's possible in a great many cases.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:58 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • My pediatrician told me to mix a teaspoon of caro syrup in my daughters bottle once a day and it worked! It's harmless for thr baby just ask your doctor
    Jessica4230

    Answer by Jessica4230 at 11:28 PM on Apr. 28, 2013

  • Don't do karo syrup. Dangerous advice. I would try to go back to nursing.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:50 PM on May. 9, 2013

  • Don't do karo syrup. You could go back to nursing and solve all problems.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 12:20 AM on Jun. 13, 2013

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