Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2011/09/06

Q.

5 months

my son is 5 months and has been constipated for 2 days - he is on s26 gold - usually his tummy is fine - i have been giving him a pinch of brown sugar in cooled boiled water - is that ok will see if it helps him today if not what can i use for him

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It would help to change his formula to a casein rich formula such as Lactogen1. Another possible formula for your baby is Novalac IT in the unlikely event that Lactogen does not solve his constipation problem.

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