Constipated 8 Week Baby
(Gold Coast, Queensland Australia)
My baby is 8 weeks old and has not done a poo for 3 days, is there anything I can do to help?
She is very uncomfortable.
Baby Help Line:
8 Week Old Baby Constipation
Being 8 weeks old and not pooping can mean that she is constipated - or not.
If she is fully breastfed, not pooping for several days is completely normal for babies at 8 weeks or older. In that case do nothing (other than maybe some baby massage
If your baby is formula fed, she may very well be constipated. You'll find both symptoms and remedies here.
If your daughter does show signs of constipation, you can try a glycerine suppository for infants (found at the pharmacy) or simply try the remedies in the link above and wait it out.
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