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my daughter just turned 1 on the 26th of this month and i was wondering how i can help her get unconstipated with out using sugary supplement

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SelenaDarden95

Asked by SelenaDarden95 at 11:38 AM on Jul. 28, 2013 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Have you taken her to the doctor for the constipation?
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 11:40 AM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • No, it's just been like a half hour but she's just having trouble this once.
    SelenaDarden95

    Comment by SelenaDarden95 (original poster) at 11:43 AM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • If the physician approves, you can try an infant suppository.....
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:37 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • prune juice.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 12:45 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • glycerin suppositories work, but if it's only been less than a day then I wouldn't go that route. It could set off withholding her poop and that can be an ugly road to go down. Sometimes they don't poop every day.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 12:56 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • Peaches pears prunes plums.... The P diet.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:27 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • i switched from cows milk to almond milk
    and my daughter's poops got regular
    when she was drinking cows milk, she was either too hard or runny
    almond has all that cows milk does plus MORE, and no crap that they feed cows

    also
    in three days her speech improved HUGE

    the cows milk was making her poos too hard or way too soft

    can try it- almond milk is good for you- ask doctor, and of course if has issue with nuts- it is a no go
    * soy- not good sub. IF dairy is the issue (i do not know why, i just did almond and it was an easy fix
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 1:54 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • If t's just once then I'd just give her lots of water, prunes, etc.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:00 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • Just for once in a while, a few prunes or a bit of prune juice wil work wonders. If it becomes more of an all the time thing, see the pediatrician. Suppositories will work, but they're often traumatic for the child, who doesn't like things being stuck up her butt any more than we would.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 2:04 PM on Jul. 28, 2013

  • my son was conspitated. I talked to a pharmist, and they suggested just a little liquid that helps with constipation it's for ages under 3. I can't remember what's it's called right now. but it really did work. it's pink and it's for babies!
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 3:38 PM on Jul. 31, 2013

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