A 30-year-old female asked:
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6 mo. old EBF started solids 3 days ago (purée veg). No BM since, no apparent discomfort. Not unusual for him but since adding solids not sure if ok?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Common : for exclusively breast fed infants to have constipation, adding purée vegetables may or may not change his bowel habits, if otherwise doing fine, don't worry, you can stimulate his rectum by measuring a rectal temperature, he may pass stools then, if not, just wait, wish you both well
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
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