Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can Enfamil Cause Constipation

Share
1

1
Can enfamil cause constipation if given once a day?

Can enfamil cause constipation if given once a day?

Formula: It is usually changing from infant formula to whole milk that causes constipation because of the lower sugar content, so no Enfamil does not cause constipation. All the best feeding your little one. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
62 doctors shared insights

Enfamil (Definition)

Enfamil is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more


2

2
How can I stop constipation problems for my 9 month old who takes enfamil ar and prune juice?

How can I stop constipation problems for my 9 month old who takes enfamil ar and prune juice?

CONSTIPATION: 9 month old baby with constipation, already on prune juice? Baby needs fiber in his diet. He has to be fed with more fruits and veggie, fluids and juice between feedings. Less rice cereal, bananas and apples. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
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.

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

5

5
My 2 month old son is on nutramigen because the regulars enfamil made him constipated. But the nutramigen doesn't fill him up.

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

6

6
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?

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?

Formula: Gentlease is a good alternative. Many babies do very well on it. If you'd like to keep the baby on his/her current formula, a trial of probiotics might be recommended by the baby's doctor. ...Read more

8

8
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

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
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.

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Could enfamil with iron cause tounge discoloration?

Could enfamil with iron cause tounge discoloration?

NO: Enfamil with iron will not cause tongue discoloration.Usually fruit or fruit juice causes temporary discoloration of tongue. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
2,390 doctors shared insights

Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more