I wish there was an answer for such a young age as they need the formula and milk, but it is so much better now that I have her off milk..at this point I am looking into finding out what she needs for calcium intake as it is important for there growth and bones… and SHE IS EATING BETTER..LOT BETTER… Seemed before she didn’t have any appetite.. now hungry. So I don’t know if this is normal, or if he has a problem. My premature baby was born at 32 week and now he is 3 weeks old and not pooping since last 3 days.. Is it normal? In contrast to the traditional field corn, sweet corn crops are harvested while their corn-ears have just attained the milky stage. My 2-month-old son is not pooping for a month now. Please view only if you're comfortable with that. Before I became a mom, it never crossed my mind how much time I would spend worrying about my children’s bowel movements. We waited for 6 before giving him one and now we’re going on day 6 again. The information given is very useful, thank you! Does he seem uncomfortable at all? There are many shades of normal when it comes to breastfed poop. But mucus in poop is also a telltale sign of an infection or allergy. If you can, you can also try to cut back on the formula and increase the shareof breastfeeding. Hi there, I agree that 11 days is quite a long time for such a little baby. I don’t want to do more harm by switching formulas again or trying things I’ve read about like gripe water or giving water in between. Well ever since he started on that he doesn’t poop anymore. I see.. This can seem worrying and it can be. Her poop is very thick, like really thick peanut butter, but not hard like pebbles. He is still eating every 2 hours. But now it had been 3 days and still no poo from him. If desired, dress the salad with olive oil and lime juice. My friends all told me that Mamil is good for baby constipation prevention. I haven’t found anyone talking about someone so young above. She tries to go, she strains and strains, and nothing comes out. (But not all the time!). If the meconium passage was delayed and your baby has been having constipation since birth, one of the possible reasons for constipation might be Hirschsprung’s disease. To remedy this, start each feeding on the breast you ended on. Please, any advice will help! First-time father, up all night first night. I am sorry to hear, though, that things are a bit shaky. For breastfed babies, this usually starts at around the baby’s third day outside the womb, because that’s when mom’s milk production has started. Recently, he had a watery green poo and felt a lot of pain during that time. Even after, he is always in pain and never or having very small sleep duration. I have spoken with his Doctor’s nurse and she suggested 3 oz water with 1 tsp of brown sugar. If she doesn’t get the hang of it in a couple more weeks we go back to the doctor. Because she can’t poop unless I put a q-tip with some petroleum jelly in her bottom to help her poop. First of all, it is important to know how often the average baby will poop depends on his or her age as well as on if being breastfed or formula-fed: Remember that the variation can be quite large and your baby is not likely to be constipated unless you notice some of the symptoms described below. If you have green diarrhea, the color of your food may not be to blame. I don’t care about saving a buck, I just want what’s best for him. Much appreciated xx, Hi, My 4-month-old has not had any problems pooping, but I switched her to soy formula because she has been fussy 24 hours a day and very gassy. (You’ll find more guidelines on blood in your baby’s poop here. It comes with being a newborn to have to strain, grunt, and be gassy. Trust me, I have 6 kids and adopted 1 and raised all my brothers and sisters and all my 16 grandkids. On our last visit, he prescribed active enzyme drops to help digest the lactose as he was convinced it’s the sugar in the lactose that she can’t properly digest. oh no!! But if she pees to wet 6-8 diapers per day and has her usual appetite, she is likely to be fine. Thanx. The babies also do not need the mother to keep them warm. Have you tried baby massage? It has been 10 days since you asked about switching formula for your baby. Is she constipated or am I losing my mind??? I did not breastfeed, I used formula powder and liquid and changed a few times because we didn’t know what was wrong..so all and all I have tried everything oh mineral oil and prune, I mean lots of prunes and the child still didn’t poop, so if there is anyone out there that knows why or how taking milk out of her diet and she seems to be doing better. Risk of constipation in formula-fed babies are more prone to become constipated because the mommy eats the poop…yuck!.! 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