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Help my son is really constipated?

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April 23, 2019 / By Erle
Question: Hi everyone 1st time mom here with a really constipated 9 weeek old baby boy who is formula feed. For past 2 days he has been really constipated and his poo is not watery but instead it's hard rocks What can I do to help my son ? Thanks FYI - he gets a touch of rice cereal in his bottle because he's a high demand eater on soy formula, similac isimiol (red/pink container) doesn't fill him up mych but is smooth on his tummy.
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Colman Colman | 3 days ago
the cereal is the reason he is constipated his bowels can not handle it plus it is a huge chocking hazard even though you might think its fine and runny he can still choke on it 9 weeks is far to early to be introducing cereals this is the reason his digestive system is playing up there are alternate milks you can by that will fill him up
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Colman Originally Answered: Why am I constipated?
You probably need to improve your diet as you seem to have a constipation problem. For constipation, castor oil is very good for a one-off remedy as in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22c... but it is unsuitable for regular use. For constipation, suppositories, laxatives and enemas are all totally unnecessary if you eat the right foods. All fruit and vegetables in very large amounts are laxative. You need to permanently change your diet or you are likely to get colon cancer. Constipation can make you extremely unwell and can lead to colon cancer as it causes a build up of carcinogenic toxins in the system. The intake of foods such as milk, cheese, white rice, white flour and red meat should be restricted, because they tend to contribute to constipation. Any food that has had the fiber stripped out, the nutrients processed out or slows down the digestion is a constipation culprit. Here's a list of foods shown to cause constipation problems: •Meats, especially fatty meats, red meat and processed meats, •Dairy Products, such as cheese, ice cream and whole milk, •Fast Foods – burgers, French fries and other fried foods, pizza, etc., •Refined grains, like white rice or any refined white flour products, •Highly starchy foods – white potatoes, corn and all refined grains, •Pastries and other high sugar products, such as cakes, cookies and pies, •Deep-fried foods, chips and other foods that are high in bad fats. You can see lots more in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22n... which tells you "Natural Ways to Relieve Constipation" and the right foods to eat.

Areli Areli
Don't give him cereal in a bottle, that is a huge choking hazard. instead just give it to him as cereal, on a spoon. Give him some warm water a couple of times a day, also rub his belly and just above his genitals with warm olive oil - works well. And give him some prune juice. He is not actually constipated, but will be shortly, because it is getting hard and pellet like - this just happened to my son and i did all of the above - his poo got soft over two days.
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Trista Trista
Try small doses (1 oz or less) of baby prune juice (the diluted stuff you get in the pharmacy). And if he stops doing altogether, baby-size glycerine suppositories.
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Samanta Samanta
lots of water should help Perhaps go to the pharmacist and ask if they have something that may help Sorry I can't help more Congrats on a baby 9 weeks is really recent!
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Samanta Originally Answered: Why do i keep getting constipated?
Not trying to freak you out but it's a possibility that you might have hemorrhoids (if you don't usually drink water--like when you where a kid or something). hemorrhoids are wads of veins that sit and the end of your rectum. so theyre pretty painful. you may wanna grab a mirror and check down there. they can be very painful because they block the flow of...poo...and cause constipation if thats not the case you probably have a regular (sorta) case of constipation. try laxatives and avoid things like cheese and ice cream. well, wait, you already did that. um...try going in for a colonoscopy for your doctors to view your colon. you can also try a colonic. a colonic is where water is released into your colon and sent into your intenstine with a tube that is inserted in your anus and the water would cause the muscles of the colon to contract and feces will feel the pressure and sort of flow out into a closed waste system. basically, you're getting cleaned out. you'll feel a bit of discomfort in the abdomen but you'll get cleaned out :] good luck!

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