The Cause Of Difficult Chapters In Infants Aged 1 Month?
morning my child is only 1 month but has been drinking formula milk only chapter 1 day and also every chapter is always red-faced like the chapter is hard but when it comes out the chapter is thick is that okay? and what is a normal baby chapter at 0 to 6 months?
Good morning, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. In controlling the health of a baby's growth and development, indeed we must be careful in observing everything that is in him, including the chapter. Until the age of 6 weeks, babies with breast milk can defecate about 2-5 times per day. After that, the baby can defecate only once a day, or once a few days.
For babies with formula milk, then the habits will be different again. Infants with formula milk are more prone to constipation or difficult bowel movements. But as we said before, the range to find out whether it's normal or not is very difficult, because even once a day can be considered normal. Therefore we need to observe to find out whether the baby is experiencing constipation or not, including the expression of the baby, whether it looks straining or not, whether he appears in pain and blushing or not, pay attention also to the texture of the stool, whether harder and smaller than usual or not, whether his stomach is hard or not and such.
If your baby experiences any of the above signs, or you are in doubt, it would be better if you consult a pediatrician directly, so that a thorough examination can be done on him. The handling that your child will receive later will depend on the results of the examination. What is clear, do not provide independent treatment such as laxatives without the doctor's approval. In addition, what you can do at home to facilitate baby's bowel movements is to give a massage around the abdomen when bathing with warm water.
In addition, we need to say that however, the benefits of breast milk cannot be replaced with any milk. So if you actually can still give ASI, give ASI unless prohibited by the doctor for one reason or another. If your milk does not come out, consult your obstetrician or pediatrician, and read our article on Smoothing breast milk. So, hopefully answering your question.