Tips to Relieve Baby’s Constipation

Tips to Relieve Baby’s Constipation

Has it been 3 days since baby’s last stool? Is baby passing hard ball like stools? Baby may be constipated. Occasional constipation can be caused by changes in baby’s diet and routine. If your baby is constipated here are some things you can do at home to help bring them some relief:

Change Mom’s Diet – If you are exclusively breastfeeding consider making some adjustments to your diet, keep a food diary and note if eliminating any foods or food groups seems to help.

Change Formula – Talk to your pediatrician about changing baby’s formula to one that is a little easier on their tummy.

Warm Bath – A warm bath can help relax baby and get things moving.

Gentle Massage – You can either give baby’s tummy a gentle massage while drying them off, or try while they are still in the tub.

Reverse BRAT Diet – While the BRAT (Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast) diet is great to soothe an upset tummy these foods can cause baby to get backed up. If you think baby is constipated try a reverse BRAT diet by eliminating these foods from their diet.

Fruit Juice – Fruit juice can be a good option for babies that are too young for solids. Small amounts of diluted pear, prune and apple juices are great to loosen stools and make them easier to pass.  Be sure to check with your pediatrician before giving your baby juice for the first time.

Constipation Ease* – A natural way to help ease occasional constipation in babies older than 6 months is Mommy’s Bliss Constipation Ease*

Comments (4)

  1. My baby is 3 months and she has been constipated. Her Bm is so big and hard could we use constipation ease even know it says 6 months ?

    April Reaves
    December 1, 2017 Reply
    • Hello April,

      We recommend that the product should be used for babies 6 months and up, however you should consult with your pediatrician first.

      If you have more questions or concerns, please contact customer service at 877-457-4955 or

      December 4, 2017 Reply
  2. My baby is 1yr old and she poops little hard balls all the time and sometimes gets constipated is Bliss something I should give her?

    esmeralda chavez
    December 5, 2017 Reply
    • Hello Esmerelda,

      Constipation Ease is for babies 6 months + and is used to relieve occasional constipation and promote regular bowel movements. Introducing any supplement or medication to your child should always be discussed with your health care provider. Please contact customer service at 877-457-4955 or if you have any further questions or concerns.

      December 5, 2017 Reply

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