5 months old baby

Question: My baby is constipated , what to do ?

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Answer: Babies should be fed nothing except for breastmilk and formula milk during this age.baby not passing stool for few days is fine.So do not panic and stay calm.Their digestive system are not developed yet.For contipation-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. you can give him gripe water too."
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    Jyotee Shrestha784 days ago

    Help her get some exercise. ... Massage your baby's belly. ... If you feed your baby formula, ask her doctor about switching to a different brand. ... Add a little prune juice to formula or breast milk if your baby is at least 4 weeks old.

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    Linnu Livingston784 days ago

    If the constipation continues you can give gripe water. U can also give Luke warm water . You can also put some dried grapes in warm water and give that water on the next day.

Answer: Breast fed babies almost never get constipated where as for formula fed babies usually face this problem. Do the bicycle legs. Take babies temperature. Massage her tummy. Place the baby on her back n rub with ur plam in clock wise motion. For a minute or 2. Give ur baby a warm bath the thing is the hot water will soothe ur baby. Getting him to relax so he can let go of everything he s holding. Never use a laxative as babies are too little they can get seriously dehydrated and lead to other complications.
Answer: Give massage clock wise
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