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Do they help constipation or make it worse? My husband and I can't agree on this one...


Asked by rhianna1708 at 12:04 PM on Sep. 9, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Make it worse. BRAT diet= Bananas, rice cereal, applesauce and toast. For diarrhea.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 12:06 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • make it worse. :)

    Answer by buzymamaof3 at 12:06 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • I'm pretty sure they are binding. But what are you defining as constipation?

    Answer by Krysta622 at 12:07 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • thanks ladies! that's what I told my husband but he thinks he knows everything lol

    Comment by rhianna1708 (original poster) at 12:07 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • They won't hurt. They're high in soluble fiber, which helps regulate the bowels (won't cause diarrhea, but will help get moisture into the intestines.)

    Answer by SWasson at 12:09 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • Apple Juice helps relieve constipation as well as Prune Juice.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:09 PM on Sep. 9, 2010

  • In my experience it has always made it worse. Although, when faced with the "runs" it is a life saver!

    Answer by coolchic320 at 8:50 PM on Sep. 9, 2010