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5 weeks old is constipated. Not cured by milk of magnesia. What should be done?

I just want to know what else I can do for my 5 week old baby for constipation? My pedi told me to give him 1/2 teaspoon twice a day of milk of magnesia but this has been going on since he came home. He is still super gassy and doesn t poop on his own without it and STILL has to be stimulated at least twice a week. We even changed his food to sensitive similac and it doesn t seem to be that different. Thank you,
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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honey diluted with water ( few drops) should be fed at night will help in getting stools usually next morning.
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