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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Home Remedies for Baby Constipation / Baby Constipation Treatment / Constipation in Babies


What is Baby Constipation?

Constipation in babies is not just when they dont pass stool. It may also occur

1)when babies stool looks tougher, hard, dry and doesn't look normal(You know what i mean).
2)They feel the pain while passing stool and has trouble while passing poo.
3)When they belly looks hard, tough and swollen up.
4)When they dont eat properly.
5)Their poo smells really bad.
6)Constant crying when you press their belly and find it trouble sleeping.

This is how you know that your baby is in constipation.

What is the cause for Constipation?

There are several causes for constipation. Some of the main reasons are

1)Formula milk & Cow's milk can cause constipation, since breast milk are easy to digest.
2)Introducing solid foods.
3)When your baby is not drinking enough water or milk. It may cause dehydration.
4)Food allergies, Food Poison or Other medical conditions.

Home Remedies for Constipation:

1)Massaging & Warm Bath:

Gentle massage your babies tummy with warm coconut oil in a round manner for few mins. This will relax your baby and soothes her. A warm water bath after massaging will help your baby relieve from constipation.

2)My Grandma's Tips:

Take 5 to 8 Black Raisans and wash them well. Now take that in a sauce pan and add 1/2 cup of water. Bring that to a good boil, simmer the flame and let it cool till it is reduced to thrice in volume. Now allow this to cool a little. When it is cold to handle, Press the raisans and squeeze the pulp with your clean washed fingers. Now strain this liquid through a fine strainer. You cna give this to your baby early in the morning. Continue this everyday untill your baby passes poo.

You can keep on doing this once in every two days. This will help your babies constipation.

3)Magic of Water:

Keep on giving warm water every hour to your baby. This helps a lot.

4)Fruits & Vegetables will do the Trick:

If you are giving store bought cereal to your babies. Then reduce that and include Homemade Fruit Purees, Homemade Vegetable Purees, Homemade Porridges to your baby.

REMEDIES GOT FROM SURFING:

1)Feeding your baby with 1/4 cup of Prune Juice Mixed with 3/4 cup of water with relieve your baby from constipation.

REMEDIES FROM VIEWERS COMMENTS:

1) Take Dried Fig and wash them well. Now take that in a sauce pan and add 1/2 cup of water. Bring that to a good boil, simmer the flame and let it cool till it is reduced to thrice in volume. Now allow this to cool a little. When it is cold to handle, Press the fig and squeeze the pulp with your clean washed fingers. Now strain this liquid through a fine strainer. You can give this to your baby early in the morning.

2)Heat betel leaves in deepam slightly and place it on the baby's tummy, obviously check for the temperature of the betal leaf first. It is supposed to melt the motion inside and baby will pass stool immediately.

3)Use cycling motion on babies gently this will help them go poop. 

4)Take 1 tsp water and a pinch of hing. Put that paste around your baby's nave. This will help to pass stool in babies

If your baby is not relieved after these home treatment, Consult with your pediatrician, he will give medicines for it.
 

After all, don't get into too much worries. Constipation is common in all babies, and your babies will get into normal routine soon.


HAPPY PARENTING.. 

Pictureless post is not interesting..I am leaving you with a picture of me and maha..


10 comments:

  1. Hi aarthi my daughter s 10 months old maanvee. her pediatric advised me to give dry fig juice as we do with raisins .it really worked out well .she passes her tools immediately after drinking hope this helps u.

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  2. Nice to read about your experiences and to see your cute lil girl! :)

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  3. Dear Aarthi,

    I totally love your snippets and discussion about you little princess Maha. May you and your little family be blessed. Actually i stumbled across your blog thanks to the 'Puri' recipe. I just started learning how to cook and trust me..i made pooris twice last week and they came out like frisbees and i was very disappointed. Today being Sunday, I thought let me look out for more tips and there i came across Yummy Tummy and its like a miracle my pooris fluffed away to glory and are soft like a baby's cheeks. Thank You so much...:) Lalita

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  4. Nice information!!! I'm fed up. First got them in 2003, very painful. In Nov 2014 they flared up again and never really went away since. I've been using Metamucil for fiber and anisole suppositories for a while, and although I'm not constipated I still get blood and pain when I use the washroom. It's so frustrating. I've also used prep H ointment, prep H suppositories, than tried garlic home remedies for constipation. And yeah it works for me.

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  5. Great article! If I may, there is one more treatment that works very well for me - a prune juice and high fiber food - veggies and fruit.
    You can read more in this article:
    http://babycennter.com/best-home-remedies-for-baby-constipation-to-note/

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  6. Try an enema or a tummy massage bicycle his or her legs

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