Many newborn babies have
their first stool within 24
hours after being born.
Understand that for the first few
days of life, your baby will pass
meconium, which is a dark green
or black substance.
Consider whether you recently
switched from breast milk to
formula. This could also be to
blame.
If your baby is bottle fed, try
different formulas to find the
one that makes his or her
digestion work the best.
Change your feeding schedule to give
the baby smaller amounts of baby
formula spread out through more
frequent feedings th...
For babies that have formula,
try adding an extra bottle of
water each day to see if this
helps in getting constipation
re...
For formula-fed babies,
switching to a low-iron
version for a month or two
and see if this helps.
Bathe your newborn in an infant tub or
sink with the water above the stomach
level.
While your baby is relaxed, try massag...
Ask your pediatrician if it would
be safe to give your baby some
extra help.
Some babies respond to glycerin
suppositories...
When you introduce food into
your infant's diet, begin with
choices like pureed pears and
prunes, which are high in fiber.
Instead of trying rice cereal, opt
for barley cereal, which won't
be as constipating.
Home Remedies for Baby’s
Constipation
Organic Coconut Oil (in the
consistency of Crisco grease).
A little by mouth helps, but for
instant relief, a small pinch ...
Apply Vaseline on the
end of a Q-Tip and put
it in her rectum.
• Add 1 teaspoon of Karo syrup to 4 oz of
cooled, boiled water.
• Offer 1 oz of this solution to baby from a
bottle, just ...
• Offer diluted apple, prune or
pear juice.
• To begin with dilute the juice to
¼ strength by adding cooled
boiled water t...
• Rice cereal, bananas, and apple
sauce can result in firmer stools.
• Carrots and squash are constipating
for some babies...
• Have any other tips to get rid of
Child Constipation…
• Please Share with everyone in
Comments…
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  1. 1. Many newborn babies have their first stool within 24 hours after being born.
  2. 2. Understand that for the first few days of life, your baby will pass meconium, which is a dark green or black substance.
  3. 3. Consider whether you recently switched from breast milk to formula. This could also be to blame.
  4. 4. If your baby is bottle fed, try different formulas to find the one that makes his or her digestion work the best.
  5. 5. Change your feeding schedule to give the baby smaller amounts of baby formula spread out through more frequent feedings throughout the day in order to allow his body to digest this better.
  6. 6. For babies that have formula, try adding an extra bottle of water each day to see if this helps in getting constipation relief
  7. 7. For formula-fed babies, switching to a low-iron version for a month or two and see if this helps.
  8. 8. Bathe your newborn in an infant tub or sink with the water above the stomach level. While your baby is relaxed, try massaging his or her stomach and see if this stimulates a bowel movement.
  9. 9. Ask your pediatrician if it would be safe to give your baby some extra help. Some babies respond to glycerin suppositories, liquid glycerin or flax oil.
  10. 10. When you introduce food into your infant's diet, begin with choices like pureed pears and prunes, which are high in fiber.
  11. 11. Instead of trying rice cereal, opt for barley cereal, which won't be as constipating.
  12. 12. Home Remedies for Baby’s Constipation
  13. 13. Organic Coconut Oil (in the consistency of Crisco grease). A little by mouth helps, but for instant relief, a small pinch up the rectum.
  14. 14. Apply Vaseline on the end of a Q-Tip and put it in her rectum.
  15. 15. • Add 1 teaspoon of Karo syrup to 4 oz of cooled, boiled water. • Offer 1 oz of this solution to baby from a bottle, just before formula feeds, twice a day until his poop is soft (then stop).
  16. 16. • Offer diluted apple, prune or pear juice. • To begin with dilute the juice to ¼ strength by adding cooled boiled water to the juice.
  17. 17. • Rice cereal, bananas, and apple sauce can result in firmer stools. • Carrots and squash are constipating for some babies.
  18. 18. • Have any other tips to get rid of Child Constipation… • Please Share with everyone in Comments…

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