It is very unusual for an exclusively breast fed baby to be so constipated. Is your niece supplementing her baby's feeds with a formula milk?If she is doing this she should stop doing so. If she is not using a formula then it would be best to tell her to take her baby to be seen by a paediatrician.It is important for the paediatrician to exclude any causes of constipation especially a condition called Hirschsprung's disease.She must not rely on using liquid paraffin or even glycerine suppositories. This problem needs to be sorted out as soon as possible.
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