&#10&#73&#102 &#121&#111&#117 &#116&#104&#105&#110&#107 your baby has constipation just because &#104&#101 &#104&#97&#115 infrequent stools, then you better &#116&#104&#105&#110&#107 again. Having &#105&#110&#102&#114&#101&#113&#117&#101&#110&#116 stools does not &#114&#101&#97&#108&#108&#121 mean constipation &#97&#108&#116&#104&#111&#117&#103&#104 &#116&#104&#105&#115 malady &#105&#115 characterized by erratic bowel movement.

Constipation &#105&#115 a result of a deficient and wrong diet, inadequate &#105&#110&#116&#97&#107&#101 &#111&#102 fluids or a problematic colon. Babies who take in too much refined food can be &#99&#97&#110&#100&#105&#100&#97&#116&#101&#115 for constipation.

So &#104&#111&#119 does &#111&#110&#101 know when a child &#104&#97&#115 &#99&#111&#110&#115&#116&#105&#112&#97&#116&#105&#111&#110? A child may &#104&#97&#118&#101 constipation if he &#104&#97&#115 very &#100&#114&#121 and &#104&#97&#114&#100 stools. A persons &#102&#101&#99&#101&#115 or solid waste passes &#116&#104&#114&#111&#117&#103&#104 the colon because the latter normally &#103&#101&#116&#115 rid of the water that is within &#116&#104&#101 &#115&#116&#111&#111&#108. &#72&#111&#119&#101&#118&#101&#114, &#119&#104&#101&#110 the colon is &#110&#111&#116 functioning well, it may remove &#116&#111&#111 &#109&#117&#99&#104 of &#116&#104&#101 water in the feces resulting to very dry and &#104&#97&#114&#100 stool, thereby resulting to constipation.

In &#115&#105&#109&#112&#108&#101 words, constipation &#111&#99&#99&#117&#114 &#119&#104&#101&#110 the &#98&#111&#100&#121&#115 solid &#119&#97&#115&#116&#101 stay &#105&#110 the colon, thereby &#101&#120&#116&#114&#97&#99&#116&#105&#110&#103 &#109&#111&#114&#101 &#102&#101&#99&#97&#108 &#115&#116&#111&#111&#108 &#116&#104&#97&#110 what &#105&#115 necessary. This happens &#119&#104&#101&#110 a persons colon has lesser movement as &#97 result of a &#100&#105&#101&#116 that does &#110&#111&#116 properly stimulate &#116&#104&#101 colon to &#100&#111 its normal function. Constipation also occurs when there is &#97 barrier in the GI tract as when there &#97&#114&#101 &#112&#114&#111&#98&#108&#101&#109&#115 with the anus or a &#116&#117&#109&#111&#114 blockage.

Babies, especially those &#119&#104&#111 are breast-fed, do &#110&#111&#116 really experience constipation &#98&#101&#99&#97&#117&#115&#101 the &#98&#97&#98&#121 &#97&#98&#115&#111&#114&#98&#115 nearly &#97&#108&#108 of the milk and there &#105&#115 little residue left. Infants &#110&#97&#116&#117&#114&#97&#108&#108&#121 release their &#119&#97&#115&#116&#101 less often but it does not mean they are &#99&#111&#110&#115&#116&#105&#112&#97&#116&#101&#100. However, &#119&#104&#101&#110 they &#97&#114&#101 &#114&#101&#97&#100&#121 to &#103&#101&#116 &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 &#102&#101&#99&#101&#115 off, they usually do it with a lot &#111&#102 &#103&#114&#117&#110&#116&#105&#110&#103 &#97&#110&#100 &#102&#111&#114&#99&#105&#110&#103. This &#115&#104&#111&#117&#108&#100 not worry parents though &#98&#101&#99&#97&#117&#115&#101 it is &#110&#111&#114&#109&#97&#108 as the babys anus may still be &#97 &#108&#105&#116&#116&#108&#101 &#116&#97&#117&#116 and needs more stretching before the &#115&#116&#111&#111&#108 can &#98&#101 released.

It is a different &#115&#116&#111&#114&#121 &#116&#104&#111&#117&#103&#104 for formula-fed babies who can &#103&#101&#116 constipated &#100&#117&#101 to the milk &#114&#101&#115&#105&#100&#117&#101 in &#116&#104&#101 &#99&#111&#108&#111&#110. When these infants become toddlers and given a more &#115&#111&#108&#105&#100 diet later on, &#116&#104&#101&#110 &#116&#104&#101&#121 can be more prone to getting constipation.

For babies with really &#116&#105&#103&#104&#116 anus and who &#114&#101&#103&#117&#108&#97&#114&#108&#121 experiences discomfort &#119&#104&#101&#110 passing &#115&#116&#111&#111&#108, it &#105&#115 best &#116&#111 &#104&#97&#118&#101 a rectal examination by &#97 trusted &#100&#111&#99&#116&#111&#114 to &#109&#97&#107&#101 sure &#116&#104&#101&#114&#101 &#105&#115 no &#111&#98&#115&#116&#114&#117&#99&#116&#105&#111&#110 &#105&#110 &#116&#104&#101 anus.

So how is constipation in children &#116&#114&#101&#97&#116&#101&#100? One way &#111&#102 avoiding and treating child constipation is to improve &#104&#105&#115 diet. There &#97&#114&#101 mothers and &#101&#118&#101&#110 doctors who &#114&#101&#99&#111&#109&#109&#101&#110&#100 &#116&#104&#101 mixture of Karo syrup, &#116&#104&#101 &#111&#110&#101 used &#102&#111&#114 &#104&#111&#116&#99&#97&#107&#101&#115, with the &#98&#97&#98&#121&#115 milk. The &#105&#110&#116&#97&#107&#101 &#111&#102 &#102&#114&#117&#105&#116 &#106&#117&#105&#99&#101&#115 &#108&#105&#107&#101 &#97&#112&#112&#108&#101 &#111&#114 prunes may also &#104&#101&#108&#112 in &#108&#111&#111&#115&#101&#110&#105&#110&#103 &#116&#104&#101 stool.

Always seek &#121&#111&#117&#114 pediatricians advice.

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