Constipated little Boo, tried everything, HELP!!!

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  1. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    I've been looking through old threads to find anything else I can try.

    Daisy has been constipated for 2 days, she is still pooing so I am not too concerned but she is struggling and cries when she is doing it.

    So far we have tried......

    Fresh Orange Juice
    grapes, red & green
    plums
    kiwi (usually gives her yucky nappies!)
    fresh white grape juice
    water (hates it! But she does drink loads of bath water!)
    fresh mandarins
    fresh rasberries (not too keen!)
    fresh peas & carrots for dinner tonight.
    prune juice (wouldnt drink it!, really dont blame her!)

    MIL has suggested demerara sugar in water, i am not hugely keen on giving her sugary water so was wondering if anyone else some ideas?
     
  2. PitBullMommy

    PitBullMommy Princess, FF & Angel Mom

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    My doc has us give Charlotte Pear Juice when she's constipated...takes a few hours but WORKS! Good luck!
     
  3. LeannieB

    LeannieB Toby and Sam xx

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    Hi im having the same problem with Toby at the moment so I will keep an eye on this thread and bump it up. he he xx
     
  4. lcside

    lcside Mummy to Erin

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    I make my own recipe which works really well. Pureed prunes, pear and apricot. (tastes yummy too) xx
     
  5. suzan

    suzan Well-Known Member

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    A friend told me that she boils prunes with water and adds formula when she is to drink milk.
     
  6. sparkle

    sparkle Wife, Mumma....

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    I've heard a warm bath can help, and maybe a tummy massage?
     
  7. XKatX

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    Did you ever do baby massage? They have some great moves to relieve the bowels. Sorry, no other advice I'm afraid! I hope she manages to go soon!!
     
  8. suzan

    suzan Well-Known Member

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    I just remembered that some people I know use warm olive oil and massage his lower tummy to stimulate bowel movement.
     
  9. emma_27

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    You could try massaging her feet reflexolgy it works for Ellie when shes been bunged up.
     
  10. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    gonna try that,thanks! :hugs:
     
  11. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    will be making that today too! thanks:hugs:
     
  12. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    Thanks girls, will try new foods, i have been massaging her tummy and feet, a technique my MW showed me, i think that is what is keeping her going.
    just need to try and soften her stools now so it is easier for her to go!

    Thanks for all advice! :hugs:
     
  13. preciousmami

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    Hey my sons only 7 week old so Iv not tried it for myself..but my frend puts half a white choc button under her bbys tongue wen hes constipated nd she sed it works..and she lies him on his changin mat with no clothes on nd put a warm flannel across his belly..which workd with my LO
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  14. thelilbump

    thelilbump ♥ mummy to a princess ♥

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    we think we've discovered lettin DD suck on a fresh pinapple chunk worked. we're still in process of figurin it out tho. we've also given fresh orange juice mixed to ten parts water but it's hard to give my daughter liquid coz she strugglin with the cup concept.

    in baby massage class we were taught to do small circles with two fingers on the left hand side of baby tummy over a larger circle area. does that make sense? x
     
  15. AC81

    AC81 Proud mum of 2

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    i found a warm bath and tummy massage helped loads! so much so she poo'd in the bath...
     
  16. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    yep makes total sense hun thanks! I think thats the one I have been doing that my MW taught me.

    Meant to add pineapple to my list! She had some yesterday!

    I am now waiting for a huge explosive nappy after all the fruit she has eaten!!
     
  17. taperjeangirl

    taperjeangirl Well-Known Member

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    Thanks :hugs:

    I am sure this is what has kept her going, just need it to be easier for her now! i feel sooooo sorry for her!
     
  18. thelilbump

    thelilbump ♥ mummy to a princess ♥

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    the only other thing i can think of that helped my LO is lactolose, it just softens things up a bit. you can buy it over the counter but you might want to ask the doctor? we only resorted to it coz mill's was in a lot of pain, really pushing and making her face bright red. gave ger 2.5mls for 2 days x
     
  19. thelilbump

    thelilbump ♥ mummy to a princess ♥

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    oh, and we'd tried everything as you have and nothing worked and my daughters brestfed aswell!
     
  20. LeannieB

    LeannieB Toby and Sam xx

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    Hi we go to baby massage every week and I have tried the circular massage on his tummy but no luck so far!! xx
     

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