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Can Enfamil Cause Constipation
What to use for Constipation in a 2 month old with blood spots in stool, It's not a lot of blood. Her formula was just changed to Enfamil ProSobee.
Many Reasons: There could be many reasons. Please check back with your doctor to help discuss further options. ...Read more
My 8 week old son has constipation and very bad spit up like throw up. The doctor has him on enfamil ar. I also put karo syrup in bottle.
Wt check, water: Have you tried giving him water? I would recommend starting with 1 oz a day and see if it helps with the constipation. As for the spit ups, if he feeds well, is gaining weight, and does not seem in pain, i would not be treating the reflux symptoms with the above formula. If there are any worsening of his symptoms/problems he should be reevaluated immediately. ...Read more
My 2 month old son is on nutramigen because the regulars enfamil made him constipated. But the nutramigen doesn't fill him up.
Growth spurt..: 2 month old infants often go through growth spurts; the caloric content of nutramigen is the same as regular enfamil. He likely just needs more volume of formula. Try 0.5-1 oz more in 1-3 feedings per day. Watch for vomiting or spitting up. Remember, the goal is to not be hungry and grow, not to fill up. ...Read more
My 2 months boy is on gerber soothe but still turns res while pushing to pass gasses & to have bowel mov. Not constipated, is better enfamil gentlease?
If my baby is drinking newborn enfamil his poop is greenish and hardish, gets constipated, should I change him to genteless?
No reason: Babys on formulas usually have astools ones in few days. ...Read more
My one month old is constipated could it be the milk? She's taking Enfamil for infants the yellow can and is pooping very hard and crying
Infant constipation: One month old infant on formula sometimes has constipation. Add a teaspoon of 100% prune juice once a day would help. Lactulose 10g/15 ml could help too. Dose is 2.5 ML to 10 Ml a day by mouth ( you can put in the infant formula and give it to the baby. Try prune juice first. Good luck !!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 mo is on breast milk and supplemented with Enfamil once a day at night and he eats purees too. He is very constipated and in pain when having bm.
Constipation: Be sure that the purees don't include bananas or rice. You can try puree of prunes or baby prunes once daily. You can use 1/2 of a pediatric glycerin suppository for him to have a bowel movement until you have straightened his diet out. Good Luck :) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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