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i need help!!! ASAP!!! TMI

my 2 month old baby hasnt pooped all day and the last 3 days he has pooped a hard ball once or twice....i dont know what to give him or what to do...i have tried karo but i dont know how much or even how offten

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Asked by jesslovesyou08 at 11:37 PM on Mar. 29, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 1 or 2 bottles a day and a table spoon per oz. You may have to do what I did.. But try Juice first before you double up.. Do 4oz 2juice 2water.. try that for 2 days if still nothing. I had to give my son the juice mix with karo for it to even help the poor guy.. I would ask the doctor first.. they may want to change your formula before anything else. But this is what I did for my son at this age. so it's not going to hurt your LO

    Answer by TristansMommy16 at 11:40 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Try pear juice or prune.

    Answer by aurorabunny at 11:43 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Apple juice always worked for my babies.

    Answer by BrendaMomOf3 at 11:46 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • i agree try so half juice half water. thats what i did and it worked

    Answer by lmaines22 at 11:47 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • my lil one actually drink prune juice and at one point i had the same problem so i gave her very little 1st foods prunes. she went within that day.

    Answer by lilredsfrm67 at 12:00 AM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • my pedi suggested prune juice for my little one, she wouldn't drink it mixed with water so i ended up just giving it to her like medicine in a dropper, 1/2 tsp in the morning and if she still hadn't gone by night, another dose of 1/2 tsp. Worked like a charm!

    Answer by chipper87 at 12:10 AM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • I had the same problem with my son (he's now 3 mo). My doctor suggested childrens supository (spelling?). We got them from the local drug store. They are kinda long so i cut them in half. I actually had to hold his cheeks together because he would just push it right back out, but after a few minutes it all came out. (Be sure and have a diaper under him and a few wet wipes handy) Now that helped to keep his stomach from hurting and to clear it out. I still give him apple juice and water atleast once a day to help keep his bowels moving. Hope this helps!!

    Answer by Gr33Kmama at 12:14 AM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • sopository (no idea if i spelled it correctly)
    i would say 2mon is very early to start experimenting with prunes n juices.
    ask the doc... gud lukk;)

    Answer by StarrCooKie at 12:34 AM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • According to my first son's pediatrition, the nurse at the hospital after my second son was born (11 weeks ago), and my current doc...The dosage for Karo is 1 TABLESPOON to every 4oz of formula or breastmilk. It can be repeated as necessary until he poops.  And it's supposed to be DARK Kayro syrup.


    Answer by Krysden at 11:10 AM on Mar. 30, 2009

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