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what can i give my 1 year old for constipation

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Fiber and water: Increasing fiber intake combined with adequate free water is the basis of constipation prevention, furthered by avoiding binding foods including dairy ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Short or long term?: If this is just a one time thing for a few days, usually just some extra fluids and/or juice. You could do a one-time infant glycerin suppository as w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Increase fluids: Most important to constipation is to make sure the child is getting plenty of fluids. At 12 months, can add a few ounces of water to daily milk intake ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Continue milk/formul: Continue milk and formula, and provide adequate hydration and foods rich in fiber. A small amount of prune juice may be provided. If the problem cont ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
2% milk or soy milk: Some toddlers do get constipated from the casein in milk, especially if they are also getting a lot of other dairy in their diet, such as cheese and y ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Needs calcium: Dairy is an easy source of the calcium needed for babies to build bone. They need the equivalent of 4 cups a day. If you are convinced cow mild consti ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Needs soft stools: Constipation is a frustrating problem in children who have had a painful bm in the past. Try "p" fruits peaches, pears and prunes, increase fluids an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Constipation: Make sure his/her diet contains juices and fiber. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or Lax a day daily until a soft daily bowel movement may help. All the ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Make sure diet includes fiber rich fruits and vegetables. I also recommend pear juice for constipated kids, just until the constipation resolves and t ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Constipation: Breast fed babies may stool once a week , and that's normal. Constipation at one year of age is also common .Add 4to 6 oz of juice to the diet , not e ... Read More

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