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A 28-year-old female asked:

baby is 40 days old. difficult to fart&poop.use lots of force to push his face turn red&cry.interrupt his sleep.drink powder formula&breast.solution?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Poop: Young babies usually, will, push, grunt and turn red when pooping. This is a normal rection. If it becomes too difficult to have a stool you can occasionally use a glycerin suppository for babies to help.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2014

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