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baby acting weird

ok so i brought my 5 1/2 month old son to the clinic today cause went 3 days without pooping and was acting a bit off. so they gave him an enema (i felt so bad for him). anyone else have a baby who was given an enema? if so did your lo act extra cranky the rest of the day? what did you do for them?

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Asked by tylersmommy54 at 8:07 PM on Aug. 30, 2009 in Health

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  • Are you breastfeeding? I was told babies on breastmilk can technically go 14 days without pooping.

    Answer by Fairy_Wings at 8:10 PM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • no he is bottlefed formula.

    Answer by tylersmommy54 at 8:34 PM on Aug. 30, 2009

  • Did your baby have pains in his belly? Was his last stool hard and pellet-like? Is his formula watered down (this is a bad thing)? Does he eat more solids than drink formula? If so he most likely needed the enema or maybe a suppository. Giving the formula before solids may be a good idea or speak with your ped about a different formula.

    Answer by momx3gx1b at 10:35 PM on Aug. 30, 2009

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