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For the first time in a few months, we've got DS in good condition. No bum rash, no exzema, and no diarrhea. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="joy">:<br><br>
However, now he seems constipated. I'm hesitant to do anything about it. Do you think it's just that he's rarely had solid-ish bowel movements and he needs to get used to it, or do you think he's constipated and I should do something? (and if so, what? Prune juice? Prunes? Up the fruit? He eats a lot of fruit as is.)<br><br>
Am I the only person who's ever had this problem?<br><br>
He's got issues with Cow's milk/Dairy, Goat's milk, and soy.
 

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When I stopped drinking milk, when BFing DS, his poops went from a bunch a day (2 weeks old) to once a week. He wasn't constipated, per se, he just didn't poop as much. Is your DS in pain? straining? are poops now hard? or is it just not as often as it used to be?<br>
Is he getting enough fiber?
 

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He is straining, and he's pooping small little pellets several times a day. He tries to poop more often than he manages it, which is what really makes me think that there's a problem. He's 13 mo, so I'm thinking that that's not normal. I wouldn't worry if he wasn't pooping often, it just seems like he's having a really hard time.<br><br>
We've been bouncing back and forth between diarrhea when he's had something he can't tolerate and nothing for a few days in between, but we've been sorting things out and he's not had many "real" poops for quite a while. I just don't know if the more solid poop just feels weird, or if he's really having trouble.<br><br>
How do you know if he's getting enough fiber? How much should he be getting? How can I give him more?
 

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I don't have personal experience w// this, but here is a thought. I know for myself when I went off of gluten my issues w/ dairy became more pronounced. Maybe there is a chance that now that he isn't reacting to the milk something else is bothering him. Just a thought.
 
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