Similar Questions with Answers
Question: my baby is 48 days old! she is not regularly poopping now a days! once in two days she is passing motion.. is there any problem in that? if so what can be done to make her pass daily?
Answer: Newborn digestive system is very sensitive as it is still in developing stage. That's why it's common for them to have gas, constipation, stomach reflux etc.
When baby’s body is low on water then also constipation can occur or if there is any change in mother’s diet.
Make sure you are feeding your baby at every two hours. Whenever you feed your baby drunk a glass of water, this will keep you hydrated and in turn baby will be hydrated.
Include more of leafy vegetables and fibres in your diet. Eat food which is easy to digest. Avoid taking complex food as it might take long for then to be digested and can disturb your baby’s digestive system as well.
Don't feed baby anything other than bm/fm.
You can apply heeng water around her navel.
Massage her minimum twice a day. Around her navel make circles first anticlockwise then clockwise while pressing gently.
Give your baby tummy time (make her lie on her stomach), for 10-15mins in a day this will strengthen the muscles around her abdomen thus improving her digestive system.
Avoid giving any over the counter medicine or gripe water to your baby.
Question: My one month old baby is crying and straining while passing poop, and she is not passing poop properly, may be once in a day, is that normal?? How many times a one month baby can pass poop?? What to do if she dont pass poop?? since 1 wk she is splitting after having milk (vomiting),
Babies can poop as often as after feed or go without poop for 4 consecutive days
All of which is common in breastfeed babies so don't worry
Just ensure your Baby is feeding well
If your baby goes without poop more than 4 days then consult your pediatrician regarding same
However massage your baby 2-3 times a day especially the stomach area it would help babys pass gas as well as with bowel movement
If your baby is in pain or has a hard stomach and none of the above help Ask your pediatrician about using an over-the-counter stool softener to make it more comfortable for your baby to have a bowel movement, but never give her a laxative without her doctor's approval
Take care of your self and baby .
Question: Hi my baby is passing poop once in three days or so. . She is not passing poop daily. . Is this normal or should I consult pediatric for this??
Answer: It's normal dear. Small babies can pass motion once in a 3-4 days and even 3-4 times daily. It's normal.