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A 38-year-old female asked:

My 6 months old baby changed rom nan optipro 1 to 2 and he started solids. butternut, sweet potatoes carrots and rice cereal. hes been constipated and didt poo for about 4 days thereafter, his stool is small and semi hard. should i give him meds?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Fluids: A small amount of prune juice, 1-2 ounces twice daily may relieve the symptom. Keep the baby well hydrated with formula and provide the solid feedings three times daily. Please follow up with your PCP, watch for any blood or mucus in the stool.
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