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A 38-year-old member asked:

my four month old baby passes hard stools and some times stays for days without passing stools?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Constipation: Please discuss infant constipation with your pediatrician. A breast fed baby can go days without stools but they should not be hard or cause child to strain. You may have to add some prune juice to diet once in a while, but please speak to a pediatrician.

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