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Can Formula Cause Constipation
Which formula is best for weight gain in babies & wont cause constipation? My son is 9months old & weights 7, 8kg, uses infacare formula at the moment
I am on Xanax (alprazolam) I have tried weining my six week old to formula however it just causes her constipation pain! breastmilk is the only thing that gives he?
Talk w/pediatrician: Please discuss this with your pediatrician. Your baby may not be ready to wean yet -- 6 weeks is very young. Or, she may be intolerant of some of the ingredients in the formula. There are many to choose from. Incidence of adverse events in infants exposed to benzodiazepines (like xanax) in breast milk, is low -- not zero, but low. Your bonding together is also very important. ...Read more
Can i mix cerelac with formula milk ? In crelac it has already skimmed milk which cause i think constipation to my 4month old baby
Not bad: Breastfeeding is best, of course, but there are reasons for supplementing with formula depending upon your personal situation. If you are concerned about your baby being "constipated" its best to contact your pediatrician. What you perceive as constipation may actually be "normal". ...Read more
Why does just 1 cup of cow milk, and lactose free milk cause my son instantly constipated, but cow base toddler formula causes diarrhea after 1 cup.
My 12 m/o baby has recurring constipation. Could it be her diet? I feed her as recommended. Also, she is now on cows milk rather than formula.
My 9 month old suffers from constipation and is on Lactrulose but it's not working? Would milk instead of formula help?
Constipation: Actually when you switch from formula to milk, I have found in general, that babies get more constipated. I like to use dark Karo syrup in the bottles and titrate to response. It is less expensive. If you do this, you need to stop the lactulose. Alternatively, call your doc and ask what to increase to on the lactulose.Obviously, add more fiber to the diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not the formula: Constipation can be a temporary finding in babies. Since they eat formula, the natural assumption is that formula causes constipation. However, it's best to have the doc look at the baby and determine if the baby needs testing for other medical conditions or try ways to soften the stools without changing the formula unnecessarily. ...Read more
Our 1 month old on soy formula is constipated once a week. How often can she be given a suppository? Any suggestions on helping with constipation?
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