Childhood Diseases

Posted by: ps | 2008/09/11


8 months old constipated

Is there something i can give my 8 months old baby for constipation.She really cries when she pass number 2. I can see she is in a lot of pain.


Expert's Reply



Before wanting to give your baby any treatment for constipation it is important to find out why she is so constipated.If she is formula fed this is the first thing to consider as some formulas tend to cause constipation in a few babies. Try Lactogen 2 and see if this helps. At the same time make sure that your baby is taking other fluids as well such as water and dilute fruit juice. It is important also that your baby is eating foods with roughage or high fibre and that she is eating fruit every day.

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Posted by: MommyA | 2008/09/11

If this only occurs once you can try to give her some prune purity - it really works. If the purity doesn' t work and the condition persists, I will rather take her to a doctor cause then there is something causing the constipation.

I will say try the prune purity - they normally love it.

Good luck.

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