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Formula feed for the baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hi can you please help me my baby has just started having formula 10weeks old and is constipated
Doctor :  
10 weeks
Doctor :  
why so soon
User :   Can i give her prune juice or extra water? or something
Doctor :  
any problem
User :   yeah constipation i had to have an op
Doctor :  
normally for 6 months mother's breast milk only is advised
User :   i know
Doctor :  
User :   what is your advice
Doctor :  
in that case it is the mixing that is proper dilution as per the formula
Doctor :  
is to be followed for the age
User :   yeah done that
Doctor :   even then if constipation continues
Doctor :  
then the formula is not suitable for the child
Doctor :  
according to the baby's weight and age further dilution will be required

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