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How do I help baby with Diarhea?

Baby Boy has been having diarhea for the past 2days Dr says give him pedialite n he should be fine...well no change yet! He hasnt been cranky or anything just been having diarhea n its getting pretty rough on me because his bottom is getting raw.... btw he is 8months old...any ideas on how to help harden his bm's?

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dracosmommy

Asked by dracosmommy at 6:09 PM on Apr. 14, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • You need to let your doctor know there hasn't been any change. He could have a bacteria that is causing the problem. I wouldn't change up his diet unless it is under your doctor's supervision.
    Lifes-A-Dance

    Answer by Lifes-A-Dance at 6:15 PM on Apr. 14, 2010

  • Breast or formula? If breast, nurse A LOT. Pedialyte is usually not really needed in a breastfed baby, unless they show signs of dehydration.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 6:21 PM on Apr. 14, 2010

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