Has anyone ever tried coconut oil for constipation in a toddler? We are currently battling annal fissure & constipation and its a tough battle for sure. We have everything right in her diet...yogurt, fresh fruits and veggies, no bananas apples breads and plenty of water and breast milk. So now it seems to be a holding because it hurts problem, weve tried prunes but she doesnt eat enough of them, I'm thinking prune juice next and have been giving her one teaspoon of COconut oil in the morning. Any ideas if I this might work or if I should give it to her twice a day?
Its so frustrating and sad to see her hurt when she poops. I dont think its a food allergy since the constipation started before we introduced her to yogurt and nothing else is new in her diet and she doesnt drink "Milk" just BM. I have been putting some pressure on her to poop though which I am going to try and make sure I stop since it doesnt help. I just want her fissure to heal atleast. We have been back and forth with this for a couple months now. It started right around Thanksgiving. UGH!