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8639687 tn?1403425725

already moms/ constipation

Any ideas on how to stop or comfort baby with constipation?
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Three* days, to correct my previous post.
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9187090 tn?1406264221
Well technically if yur constipated then yu wouldn't be able to poop at all. So if her baby had lil pebbles as poop then that means the baby needs more fiber not that she's constipated cuss shes still able to poop. So if yur constipated then that means yu can't poop at all. ^^^
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It needs to be there days with no bm and the stools must be hard little balls in order to classify it as constipation. Even if she looks like she's straining if she is going daily or even every other day and its not hard little pebbles, then its not constipation. If she seems uncomfortable she might have gas you can try bicycling the legs, and adding a probiotic, such as Gerber colic drops.
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9187090 tn?1406264221
A teaspoon of olive oil with a sprinkle of salt. It relives gas & breaks things up so that they poop easier. Its this mexican thing lol . it always works that's all we use on our babies instead of medicines & stuff since olive oil is natural.
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9121436 tn?1407979502
Some babies after a month go up to three days without going the bathroom. She's fine. If she gassy bicycling her legs or brings her knees to her chest a few times helps break up the gas and gets the bowels moving. As well as messaging her stomach. :)
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8639687 tn?1403425725
No she's constipated. I watch her struggle to push it out in pain.
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Sorry my phone tripping and don't no how to delete my comment :( I was jus in a different post :(
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Ok formula feeding... yes she is fine she's not constipated. If she hasn't gone for more than two days she is constipated. Right now She may have alot of trapped gas. Hold her upright if she is uncomfortable. She may be holding back a fart maybe a few farts actually.
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I'm due on the 20th but c section on the 14th leaves me wit 5 days left :D
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Mind you if it started today she isn't really constipated. She might go tomorrow morning. Babies can go a full day without bowel movement sometimes its not uncommon. If you are breastfeeding, eat some fruit tonight, so the breast milk tomorrow will contain enough nutrients to help her use the bathroom. She should go by tomorrow afternoon.
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8639687 tn?1403425725
She drinks 3 oz of formula
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She is to young for any juice remedies. A teaspoon of apple juice with 1 oz water really works but not for her age. Is she on formula? If so how much does she drink?
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Babies under one year of age do not need water. Ever. For any reason. Unless specifically directed by a doctor.
Infant tummy massage usually works wonders and so does "bicycling" baby's legs. For some infants, it is normal to go several days between bowel movements - and for some, several times a day is normal. Talk to your pediatrician about your concerns. They can give safe medical advice for your child.
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8639687 tn?1403425725
She's a week old and it started today
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Has constipation occurred*
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How old is your baby? I could give you advice but I need a little more information about your baby. How long can constipation been occurring?
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of*
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one  ounce if water and rub its belly
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8856671 tn?1404143983
I don't have my baby yet but I googled this for you and here's a natural remedy:use vaseline on the tip of a q-tip and stick it up baby's rear end and swirl it around for a minute or two to relieve constipation
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