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A 37-year-old female asked:

4 month old baby given gerber purees. has hard stools and hot body. no temparature. breast milk not sufficient and baby refuses formula no matter what?

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Dr. Stuart Janousky
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Feeding: Some baby foods are more constipating-apples, bananas, sweet potatoes. Other foods like peaches, pears, prunes are more loosening. Extra water in your babies diet is also helpful to soften stools. Dilute juices are also good but usually not before 6 months of age.

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Last updated May 24, 2015

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