My 5 month old daughter screams each time she has a bowel movement. She was constipated so we were giving her prune juice. It's not as thick now.

Constipation checkup. Constipation at this age needs to be checked to rule out other medical condition that can cause discomfort while passing BM, such as a rectal fissure and other digestive problem. Prune juice and Karo syrup can provide temp relief & Vegie baby foods Adjust dose if BM's get loose. If baby is on formula, a change may be beneficial.Some breast fed babies, whose mothers have cnstipation show the sign.