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2 wks old and constipation

Baby girl is 2wks and constipated. i bf and try to eat what I suppose to (first time so its like trial and error). For the past2 days she has been gassy and fussy. She usually do like 5 dirty diapers a day. Is there any thing I can do?


Asked by nicjon at 4:49 PM on Dec. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • bf babies rarely, if ever, get constipated. They often absorb all the fat in the milk, so there is none left to poop. Do nothing. But prepare for the blowout.

    Answer by Candi1024 at 4:52 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Thanks it just happened and it was a blowout!!!!!!!!!!! I just hate seeing her that way.

    Comment by nicjon (original poster) at 5:00 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • If she's gassy it's over something you ate. Check your food again and make sure it's not something that is gassy for her

    Answer by admckenzie at 5:00 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • They do make infant suppositories

    Answer by admckenzie at 5:01 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

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