Question:Hello my baby is 48 days now. Not passing stools since 2 days. Wt to do
Answer: Hello, I'm happy to help.
Your baby at this stage begin to have fewer bowel movements and it is common for breast fed babies to go a day without passing stools. The frequency of your babies bowel movements shouldn't be a particular cause for concern unless there is no movement for 4 - 5 days or if baby seems to be in pain. You should check consistency of the stools rather than frequency, as solid, pellet like poos may indicate constipation.
Question:My baby is not passing stools since 2 days.Is it because of formula milk?What should I do?
Answer: Have you recently started some formula milk?Yes,babies do start to constipate if they use certain formula milk.Give your baby only breast ilk for few days.Try these remedies along.
Massage your baby's tummy with warm oil(coconut preferred),Apply hing paste-boil water with hing,strain the hing and apply water around baby's tummy,make your baby exercise(cycling motion of legs),feed every 2 hours.These tips should help relieve constipation.