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7 Month DS with constipation!!

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Janbo25 Sun 14-Aug-05 19:35:31

Please can you give me the best tips to clear constipation of my ds who is 7 months old

docket Sun 14-Aug-05 19:52:39

boil up some prunes and give him the juice mixed with water?

Flossam Sun 14-Aug-05 19:54:22

Is he on formula?

Janbo25 Sun 14-Aug-05 21:14:19

yes he is on formula but also on solids now as well 3 meals a day

starlover Sun 14-Aug-05 21:16:02

firstly try giving boiled water between feeds. mis with a TINY bit of orange juice if he won't take the water.
we have used prunes with ds but you really only need a very small amount. i got some soft dried ready to eat ones and blended them with a little bit of milk.
He only needed about 2 tsp to clear the blockage!

gave him a whole ice-cube once and he had really bad runs later on bad mummy

Flossam Sun 14-Aug-05 22:47:24

Only asked because I've found SMA gold to be really constipating, just switching it if that is your formula could help pretty quickly IME!

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