How to Cure Newborn Constipation

Baby constipation cures. If you are a mother faced with this problem then you are definitely looking for a solution. You are probably scouring the Internet everyday and asking your family and friends for advice on what works best. Well I’m here to tell you that there are some things that work better than others. But all of these suggestions have stipulations attached to them. So let’s go over them, shall we?

It breaks your heart to see your baby deal with constipation, but there is nothing that you can do that will get rid of the constipation, right? Sound familiar? Don’t worry. There are some things that you can do that WILL relieve some of the discomfort of constipation in your baby…RIGHT NOW! And they are so simple that you will say to yourself, ” Why didn’t I think of that?” Let’s get into them, shall we?

In organic constipation anatomical defects or developmental disabilities play a significant role. Usually organic constipation begins at birth due to the lack of independent defecation. Other causes for organic constipation are an enlarged colon with a narrowing lower region as in Hirschsprung’s disease and Dolichosigmoid.

When you notice your infant groaning, straining and making funny faces as he makes a bowel movement, your infant is not constipated. This is because the baby has not learned to control their abdominal and anal muscles to relax and expand when making a bowl movement. Once you introduce solids or formula, constipation may be become an issue.

You would want to begin around the belly button area and rub in outward circles in a clockwise motion. Lotion can be used to soothe the baby and make your circular motions smoother. Depending on how bad the constipation is, you will notice that your baby will enjoy this massage, so you can do this for a couple of minutes and enjoy the time together.

Are you taking food supplements and vitamins? Antacids and iron supplements can cause constipation so a careful selection of food supplements and vitamins and choosing the ones specifically designed for pregnant women can help prevent constipation.

Gently massage the infants’ abdomen using gentle little circular motions from left to right and up to down as often as ten times a day. A teaspoon a day of flax oil that may be mixed with breastmilk or water and fed using a bottle also helps prevent constipation.

Eliminating these items from your baby’s diet while they are constipated will help the situation. Increasing fruits such as plums, pears, peas, apricots and peaches will help ease the constipation. Baby formula constipation and baby food constipation is no laughing matter. It can cause severe discomfort to your baby and if left unrelieved can be detrimental to your baby’s health. These tips should help if your baby is dealing with constipation issues.

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