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how can I get rid of constipation while breastfeeding?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:37 PM on Dec. 31, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i think you can take colace because thats what they gave me while i was pregnant & constipated, but you should check with you DR. anything with fiber works good too though, like whole wheat pancakes.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 8:38 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • drinking warm prune juice helps also any kind of fiber, they have fiber additives in can that you can't taste and it works too
    good luck

    Answer by ohio4 at 8:49 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • Any pitted fruit will work, but yes you can take colace after my csection I had to take colace because of all the meds they had me on and I was breastfeeding

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 8:57 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

  • you can take stool softeners while bf. The walmart brand is fine they're little red or red and white pills. If it's really bad you can take up to several a day for months without a problem. Hope it gets better.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:25 PM on Dec. 31, 2009

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