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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Natural plugs: Apple sauce, bananas & rice cereal are the main constipators in most infants. Peaches, pears, plums & barley cereal are usually helpful in loosening t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on diet: If the only solid food is cottage cheese, this may be constipating to a baby. However, small quantities as part of a varied diet with fiber containing ... Read More
Dr. Eduardo Ibarguen-secchia
38 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Not if low fat: It is the fat content in dairy products that tends to constipate. However, the fat in milk is important for brain development. 16 ounces a day of whol ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
CONSTIPATION: Mothers are advised to give water with karo syrup in between feedings or diluted juices or add 1 oz more water to the formula to correct constipatio ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Hard stools: Constipation in infants and toddlers is a common problem. It is usually temporary, but if left unaddressed can lead to undesirable toileting behavior ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Constipation in an infant means they pass hard or dry stools. If it is soft when they go it is not. Young infants have weak belly muscles & often ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Try Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and make: Sure the baby is hydrating well. Try 1/3 to a half a lid full once a day.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Define constipation: Breast fed kids may go a little every feed or one bulky stool every 7-10 days & if soft they are not constipated. Most formula babies go 1-2xd. Any st ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation : Is it really constipation? Here is some information from the AAP : https://www.evernote.com/shard/s5/sh/d9691760-bf93-43ed-9733-062ae03659d6/a3f0b585 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
17 years experience Pediatrics
Call your doctor: Breastfed babies can go 5-6 days without pooping. Formula fed babies 1-2 days. A newborn not pooping needs evaluation after a few days. Try gentle rec ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together.Failure to stool ... Read More

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