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infant constipation

how do i help my 12 day old with constipation?


Asked by MelSwim7 at 10:51 AM on May. 5, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my baby had this problem when she was born all the way until now. there is a baby supository (sp?) made my fleet. it is a liquid that comes in a bulb. you put it in and squeeze. it works in miuntes. my bqby did not poop for 3 weeks until i found this stuff. when you do it put a towel under and be ready. it will work, i promise!

    Answer by Preggydyke at 12:20 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • He's likely not even constipated. 12 day old babies don't have the stomach muscle strength that an older baby does, which is why they "strain" when pooping. If he is eating normally, he'll be fine.

    Answer by Luvmylilmonkies at 10:54 AM on May. 5, 2010

  • To give the proper advice, I need to know the symptoms and baby's diet.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:10 PM on May. 5, 2010

  • Breastfed babies can go a week or more without a bowel movement.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:32 PM on May. 5, 2010