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My Baby is constipated?

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July 21, 2019 / By Nevaeh
Question: My baby i belive is constipated she has not been a poo since 7pm yesterday and is makeing straining noises what can i do to help her. Will water do anything if shes allowd it. She is 11 days old
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Lyda Lyda | 7 days ago
Hi my baby was constipated constently from day 1 and screamed for ages b4 actually doing a poo. We were told by the doctor and midwife to give her 2oz of cold boiled water mixed with 1 teaspoon of pure orange juice, never give more than 2 in 24 hours. However my baby only had approx 1oz and she was fine after. Also if she is formula fed use ready made as it's better for constipation. Hope this helps gd luck x
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Lyda Originally Answered: Help! My baby is constipated.?
I'm not sure how old yours is, but my daughter is almost six months. She was constipated and her doctor told me to mix 1-2 Tbs. of Dark Karo Syrup (start with 1) with 4 oz. of water. He told me to give that to her once a day until the constipation went away. It didn't work for us because she doesn't like the taste and won't drink it (she's only had cereal and formula so far), but thats the advice I got from the doctor maybe it will help you.
Lyda Originally Answered: Help! My baby is constipated.?
Apple juice is pretty good to use, or I would put knees to chest to see if that helps or causes any discomfort, thats what I do with my babies. If all else fails try a baby suppository. Mommy of 4

Kayley Kayley
Call her doctor. He/She may tell you to insert a thermometer in her to help move things along since she is too young for juice.
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Hulda Hulda
i had the same problem, if her ub cord fell out give her a warm bath and then when you take her out move her legs on her tummy bent and in a circular motion...if that doesnt work call your pediatrician
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Hulda Originally Answered: my 6 month old baby is constipated?
Is your baby acting uncomfortable. If not, she might have just skipped a day. Bowel movement schedules can change as a baby gets older and she starts eating solid foods. If your baby is acting uncomfortable, you might try calling your doctors nurse. The nurse usually knows what the doctor usually recommends. Your doctor may recommend juice. My doctor had recommeded Kyro Syrup mixed with water, however I know some doctors are adamently against doing this. Your babies doctor may even recommend an enema. My daughter ended up needing the enema. My advice is to double check with your doctor which approach they feel would best suit your child.

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