The natural way is to encourage your child to drink water and also to drink diluted fruit juice once a day, to give her lots of fruit to eat and to give her fibre rich foods such as vegetables, whole wheat products and cereals.Also give her a regular probiotic such as Probiflora childrens tablets once a day.The laxatives that are usually prescribed for children of this age are really stool softeners and are safe to use at the recommended doses.I also would have liked a more definite diagnosis of your baby's problem than you have been given, but I am hesitant to recommend that you get another opinion because of the expense involved.
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