also some babies dont need to go to the bathroom daily and it can be completly normal but thats something you should talk to your doctor about.Im in the health field and I wouldnt advise giving a baby juice some doctors do advise but I personally wouldnt,more recent studies have found its actually not neccessary or good for that matter to give a child really even under the age of 1 juice period,the sugar from juice is much different than giving fruit and even that isnt need until closer or 1 and older if you so choose depending on babies size but juice is not neccessary and has been shown children given juice,especially more than a very small watered down amount daily have a higher sweet tooth and crave more sugar when they grow older.Hope this was some helpful advice View Thread
I had the same problem with my daughter(she was a preemie).I went to many different doctors and did MANY different things including prune juice which worked for a bit but gave her bad gas.She wouldnt go without a supository or the juice but that stopped working and it gave her too bad of gas what finally worked and I still do and I extremley rarely have to give her suppositories was giving her infant tummy massages.I googled and watched a video and rub her tummy in circular motions and do it at least once a day but try for twice a day,if I remember right it took only a few days to work but it can take a few weeks but its been proven very effective,a massage therapist told me about it actually who used to work with infants.I do it mostly twice a day and also split up her vitamins which contain iron(which can cause constipation) so I give her half her dose of vitamins with her morning feeding and other half midday or later.I also now give her one half dose of vitamin with iron and one half dose vitamin without extra added iron becuase the formukla she eats has iron as well,but as a parent thats your call you know how much iron your baby gets and how much you want it to get I highly recomend the massage and my baby;s pediatrician was the one who told me split up the vitamin doses, cuz so much iron at once can delay bowel and cause constipation.Hope this helps! View Thread
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