Constipation In Babies Who Consume Milk?
Good afternoon, my baby is 2 months old, consuming sofu from birth on the advice of the doctor because there is something. Well byi the last 3 weeks I had digestive problems, 3 days he was constipated then after 1 week he had diarrhea, I tried to check u0026amp; given zinc, after 2 days mnum zinc constipation again, that’s why huh ?? Is milk / byi sofu allergy really like that ?? Thanks, Understandably the first child has not experienced
Good afternoon, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com. We understand your feelings. The doctor's advice to prioritize breastfeeding in infants under 6 months does have a variety of reasons, one of which is because breast milk does not trigger constipation in babies than formula milk. This is because the content in breast milk is more natural so it is easier to digest for babies. But because this is a doctor's order, it does not matter if you give formula milk.
As for constipation, it must be seen specifically the conditions. Babies are said to be difficult to defecate if they defecate more than once a week (far less common than adults because the food consumed is only in the form of milk and milk can be excreted in the urine), and there are characteristics such as a hard stool, babies who appear straining or cry every time you try to defecate, fuss, or even have blood on the stool. If this is the case, we suggest that you immediately consult your child at a pediatrician for further examination and treatment.
Meanwhile, to help her defecate more easily, you can make your child more active by moving his legs like riding a bicycle while he lies down or massaging his stomach about three fingers from the navel gently in a circle from the center to the outside. If possible, and this also with permission from your doctor, try to replace it with another formula, which might be more suitable for him. If all that has been done but it is still difficult to defecate, then consult a doctor. So, hopefully answering your question.