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My baby can not poop! doctor gave mirilax . Nothing is working! he is two weeks old and hurting! what can I do!?

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If your newborn is breast or formula feeding well and poop is not bloody, tarry, or mixed with mucus or hard pellets-relax, there is no need to panic.
If you have issues with blockage or obstruction-he/she would be not tolerating the feeds you offer (fussy, vomiting and not gaining weight). I assume urination is good.

In brief: See below

If your newborn is breast or formula feeding well and poop is not bloody, tarry, or mixed with mucus or hard pellets-relax, there is no need to panic.
If you have issues with blockage or obstruction-he/she would be not tolerating the feeds you offer (fussy, vomiting and not gaining weight). I assume urination is good.
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