what to do when a baby is constipated?
Topic: what to do when a baby is constipated?
June 20, 2019 / By Urban Question:
my son is 2 years old and he has been constipated for almost a month now. i literally have to pull it out of him while he screams. there is even blood afterward. i feel so bad. i give him ennemas they dont work, child suppositories, and nitrate magnesium...all it does is make his pass gas. what should i do??
Best Answers: what to do when a baby is constipated?
Robert | 1 day ago
You should take him to the doctor and see what's causing his constipation and what you can do to help him poop better or get a referral to an internal medicine specialist. Apple juice usually works on constipation, at least for my child. Good luck and I hope you find out what's causing his constipation and discomfort soon!
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Originally Answered: Why is my baby constipated?
Most likely it would be the potatoes. I would try to increase the fiber in her diet. Prunes would be great. At this age she can eat them just cut up without them being pureed. Also try peaches, pears, and other fruits/veggies. You can also give her 2 oz of prune, apple or grape juice mixed with 2 oz of cool boiled water.
try the brat diet:
Bananas, Rice, Apple Sauce, and Toast.
Also make sure he gets plenty of water to drink, since constipation is a sign of dehydration.
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Tell your sons doctor. In some cases, parents just tell them to get it out. Rasins ALWAYS work a little bit. That's what I use. Don't let him eat to many or he'll be sick. Maybe 5 every hour, if not tell a doctor!
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Gerber prune juice! Works for my 5 year old son everytime. Have him drink lots of water too. If that doesn't work, call his ped. Good luck!
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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but...You really need to get him to hospital, if even enemas aren't working! Near-total intestinal stasis - that's got to be a sign of something more serious. He'll need a colonoscopy.
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Originally Answered: my baby is constipated.?
Poor thing! You need to get an second opionion or get her to a specialist right away! It shounds like your child could have G.I problems.
I would have suggested if it was normal constipation to feed him an 1/2 ounce kero suryp with nursery water. Good luck!