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Which way do you massage baby's belly when constipated?

Them laying on a bed in front of me, me standing over them. is it clockwise or counter clockwise??

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Asked by Tania4609 at 5:38 PM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • When my daughter had belly aches, probably due to being constipated, I rubbed in a circle around her belly button. Slow, gentle massaging rubs. I think I rubbed both ways.
    Have you tried giving extra water or prunes or prune juice mixed with water? These tend to help also.

    Answer by catkenobie at 5:42 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I always rubbed my sons thighs to help him relax and go

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 5:48 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • lay baby on his/her back and push both legs up bending the kness slowly and that will help sooth their tummy...never rub the tummy it will only irritate it...

    Answer by Classymuchacha at 12:07 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • A dose of castor oil also helps..

    Answer by Anna92464 at 12:18 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

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