What causes constipation in babies? How can I alleviate the problem?
Hard, dry stools are difficult for your baby to pass, and they aren't fun for you either. Keep in mind, though, that even some healthy babies go several days without a stool.
Contrary to what some parents think, constipation is not caused by iron in your baby's formula. Changes in your baby's stool patterns may, however, be associated with a number of factors, including the introduction of new solid foods with varying amounts of sugar or fiber.
If your baby has recurring bouts of constipation, be sure to check with your doctor.
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