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What do you give your baby for constipation and how much?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:19 AM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It is normal for a formula or breast fed baby to go up to 10 days without pooping. They are only constipated if it comes out hard and pebbly.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 11:20 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • – collapse
    Try honey, liquids are good.
    lillyblue111

    Answer by lillyblue111 at 11:30 AM on Feb. 23, 2011 (hidden) + expand

  • prum juice works
    snuggle01

    Answer by snuggle01 at 11:31 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I used glycerine suposotories. Nothing enters baby's digestive system or blood stream. Usually works in about 15 minutes, and are very inexpensive at your local drug store.
    BeanIrene1

    Answer by BeanIrene1 at 11:33 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • NEVER give honey to a baby under 12 mo old!!!!

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:40 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • If your baby is under 1 year, DO NOT give him honey! Honey has spores that can cause infant botulism. I don't know how old your baby is so this is my advice. If he's only drinking milk, give him some water, maybe an ounce or so, every couple of hours. If he's older and eating baby food, try a jar of prunes or a little fruit juice. If he's eating table food, try a kiwi. Nothing cleans my son out like a kiwi!
    hootie826

    Answer by hootie826 at 11:49 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • More breastmilk or formula, and less solids. Espcially cut back on cereal which binds.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:32 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I've heard brown sugar mixed with water works, but its not working for my daughter! and prune juice. We're trying the suppository tonight.
    cailynsmommy626

    Answer by cailynsmommy626 at 1:22 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • No honey, no Karo syrup. What are the specific symptoms? What is baby's diet?
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:39 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • prum juicy, DON't give HONEY
    Amy2079

    Answer by Amy2079 at 1:48 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

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