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have you recently started her on solids?
if she will take it, maybe you can offer her some water..
my little one (now 7.5 months old) was constipated for 2 days when we started him on solids, but our HV told us not to worry unless he goes 3+ days without a good poo...
she has been on more solids than usual recently, unfortunately she wont take water or seriously diluted juice.... maybe i should try in a bottle rather than cup? all the advice i have been given has been not to give it from a bottle.... any ideas????
i've been advised not to give juice from a bottle, but i did try to give water from a bottle and he just wouldn't have it. i got the Avent beaker/cup and he seems to like that. - maybe cut back the amount of solids she has at each meal and see if that helps? (i found at one stage in december, i was giving too much solids and not enough milk).. (i would advise giving your HV a call on monday though to ask her opinion too)
We went through this with ds right at this same age after he started solids. After going the route of suppositories & Karo syrup and water, I finally put him on the "P" diet. Prunes, peaches, peas and pears. We did that for a couple of weeks and things sorted themselves out nicely
is it worth taking her to the docs if things are no better by monday? i cant get her to eat "homemade" food so is on jars.... evil mummy! i thought with giving her more fruit might help, but it seems to be doing the opposite. a friend reccommended 5oz water with 1 scoop of formula in it so it tastes like milk but is mainly liquid.... not sure if that is worth the hassle? i might try water in the bottle to see if that helps
We had this with ds2 at 6 motnhs just after starting him on solids. We cut back on the solids, cut out bananas completely, and added a spoon full of dried apricot puree to his lunch eat day. We also avoided too much stodge (rice). It did work eventually and he is now on a normal diet with no problem.