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We have a five month old girl child who seems to suffer from constipation, although the poops aren't extremely hard.?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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In brief: Constipation

If a baby's poops are very pasty like peanut butter then they are constipated.
Their poops should be soft and mushy like oatmeal (or even softer). Straining for less than 5 minutes is normal. If the straining lasts more than that they might be constipated.

In brief: Constipation

If a baby's poops are very pasty like peanut butter then they are constipated.
Their poops should be soft and mushy like oatmeal (or even softer). Straining for less than 5 minutes is normal. If the straining lasts more than that they might be constipated.
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