Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: zdg | 2009/04/21

Q.

1 year old baby boy

Dear Dr
Please help me i have tried everything to help my LO wiht constipation he was on s26 then Nido then s26 gold then Parmalat first growth milk nothing helps he struggles everyday its very painful becuase he cries intensely what other milk do you suggest i also feed him purity prunes everyday perhaps the problem is that he does not eat well he eats pronutro for kids occassionally and occassionally purity sweet potatoe other than that he jsut wnats to drink his milk
Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Although your son is 12 months already it would be a good idea to try him on Lactogen 2 to assist with his constipation. Also give him plenty of fruit and fibre in his diet.Put him on Duphalac once daily for 14 days.Speak to your pharmacist about the Duphalac.

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