Solids and Constipation in 6 Month Old Baby

Solids and Constipation in 6 Month Old Baby

Starting baby on solids can be an exciting time for parents and baby. Up until about 6 months of age formula and breastmilk are baby’s only source of food, so being able to introduce baby to new textures and tastes is exciting.  Unfortunately the change in diet can lead to constipation. If starting solids leaves your […]

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Ways to Help Prevent Infant Constipation

Ways to Help Prevent Infant Constipation

Constipation can be identified by the complete absence of bowel movements can be an indicator of constipation so can stools that are hard or difficult to pass. If baby’s stool is small and pebble like or they are really straining to pass stools they may be constipated. Small changes in baby’s diet or routine can […]

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Signs Baby May Be Constipated

Signs Baby May Be Constipated

Has baby been passing infrequent stools? Have they been straining while passing stool? Not sure if they are constipated? While the complete absence of bowel movements is a sign of constipation, there are other signs that baby may be a little backed up. Here are some ways to help you determine if baby is constipated: […]

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Can Introducing Solids Cause Constipation?

Can Introducing Solids Cause Constipation?

Starting your baby on solids can be a very exciting milestone, but sometimes this change to baby’s diet can lead to constipation. The first step in bring baby some relief is recognizing that they are constipated. While constipation is often thought of as the complete absence of stool, baby may also be constipated if their poop […]

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