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what can i give my 1 month old for constipation

A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Breast milk: Breast milk! Also, you could use glycerin suppositories for babies. That's it. Certainly no laxatives at that age.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Add: I tablespoon of dark karo syrup to a bottle of formula once or twice a day. If not helping see doctor.Also burp well with feedings.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not unusual: A breast fed baby will poop a little smear every feed or fill a diaper once a week. Formula feeds can trigger some variation. If it is not rabbit pell ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Give your infnt a bottle of prune juice to ease her constipation and gas.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Define constipation: Your typical breast fed baby can have a little poo smear every feeding or one giant blowout every 7-10 days. Bottle fed go daily. If soft, i don't con ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Apple juice, maybe: Apple juice, substituted for a bottle, perhaps once a day, will generally relieve constipation. However, you did not define what you mean by constipa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience Pediatrics
Are you sure?: Many parents think their breast fed baby is constipated because they no longer stool every day somewhere between 2 weeks and 1 month. This is because ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Karo syrup: Adding karo syrup is very unhealthy as this is like pure sugar. Call your doctor about changing the baby's formula to get help with constipation.
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: the problem is probably temporary. would first try a glycerin suppository to see if this will give him relief. if not effective would also consider ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,,,but: If the reflux has improved there are other ways to manage this. Full strength prune juice given 1 oz 1-3 times a day will loosen most infants within ... Read More
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