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Why has my 16 week old baby not passed motions since 2 days ?

my son is 16 weeks old and has only had one bowl movement in 2 days. i and currently taking prenatal vitamins and iron pills for low iron to prevent anemia . Ialso gave him some tempra for teething 2 days ago. I just wanna know why he has not gone yet andif i should be worried?
Mon, 30 Jan 2012
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Hi,
It is very common that very often infant passes his stool interval of 3-4 days,so nothing to worry and you are taking iron tablet that also produces constipation in infants.
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