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user banned California 36390 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" He won't drink it with pulp. And I was told to only give it to him with clear fluids. Although, she ... [snip!] ... Good to know! A few relatives/friends recommended the green veggies and I just started trying it. Didn't even look it up."


Try non-dark green veggies. Like lettuce, cucumbers, green beans. I would definitely ask before you put it in a milkshake. I didn't even think of that. :oops: And he will love the fiber one bars. LO always cries for a second one. I had poops like that until I was in high school. It didn't stop until I became a vegetarian. Does he have a really meat heavy diet? Is it possible he's getting too much iron?

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" Aw crap. I forgot about that. Someone had mentioned to me that the green veggies help them poop, and ... [snip!] ... is more of a veggie-guy than a fruit fanatic. He generally sticks to bananas (obviously a no-go), strawberries and raspberries."


Will he eat cucumber or celery? Those are higher water content veggies.

MunchkinWrangler 4 kids; Rīga, Latvia 46840 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Jude ♥ JGL:" Try non-dark green veggies. Like lettuce, cucumbers, green beans. I would definitely ask before you ... [snip!] ... It didn't stop until I became a vegetarian. Does he have a really meat heavy diet? Is it possible he's getting too much iron?"


No, he doesn't. He's not a huge meat-eater. He's a bit sensitive to dairy.. but does fine with skim milk and hard cheeses. He's gone the past 6 months without problems... but it all started up again. I've tried to think of anything that's changed in his diet... but I can't.

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" Mix what? The miralax? That's what you do anyways... lol. He won't drink it regardless of what I put ... [snip!] ... to lean towards vegetables more, which I never had a problem with... but if they're more binding I will have him back off."


Oops, yes mix miralax.... it shouldn't be gritty or slimy... odd. Sorry! :(



Good luck to you. DD struggled with constipation from 6mos - 3 yrs old. Constipation is for the birds...

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Jude ♥ JGL:" I cannot drink Miralax either because of the texture. Have you tried putting it in with someone that already has a texture? Like orange juice with pulp? Or a milkshake?"


Oh yes! I forgot you can mix it in with food as well such as yogurt or pudding... ect.

MunchkinWrangler 4 kids; Rīga, Latvia 46840 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Meg ღ ღ:" Will he eat cucumber or celery? Those are higher water content veggies."


No. He doesn't like either of those. He likes green beans, peas, broccoli, carrots, corn, spinach... and that's about it for veggies. He eats carrots in mass amounts.

user banned California 36390 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" No, he doesn't. He's not a huge meat-eater. He's a bit sensitive to dairy.. but does fine with skim ... [snip!] ... without problems... but it all started up again. I've tried to think of anything that's changed in his diet... but I can't."


Maybe cut out milk and only do almond milk? LO loves almond milk. Does he eat yoghurt? Or take a pro-biotic?

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Addi's Momma:" I would be promoting prune juice before Miralax. I can't believe a doctor has allowed this for 3 years. ... [snip!] ... are addictive. His body could become dependent on them for bowel movements. High fiber, lots of water. Apples are good"


Miralax isn't a true laxative. It is non habit forming.

MunchkinWrangler 4 kids; Rīga, Latvia 46840 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Jude ♥ JGL:" Maybe cut out milk and only do almond milk? LO loves almond milk. Does he eat yoghurt? Or take a pro-biotic?"


We did that in the past. It didn't make a difference. He eats a yogurt pretty much daily.

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" No. He doesn't like either of those. He likes green beans, peas, broccoli, carrots, corn, spinach... and that's about it for veggies. He eats carrots in mass amounts."


Okay, man this makes it a bit more difficult for you.



FYI, stay away from corn. It doesn't digest properly. Hm.. green beans are good as well as carrots.

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" We did that in the past. It didn't make a difference. He eats a yogurt pretty much daily."


Have you given him a probiotic along with the yogurt?

Redneck Mamma North Carolina 8746 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Meg ღ ღ:" Have you given him a probiotic along with the yogurt?"


Isn't activia supposed to have a high probiotic content like more than regular yogurt to help keep you regular?

MunchkinWrangler 4 kids; Rīga, Latvia 46840 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting Meg ღ ღ:" Okay, man this makes it a bit more difficult for you. FYI, stay away from corn. It doesn't digest properly. Hm.. green beans are good as well as carrots. "


Lol, I'm aware that corn is not great for you.... considering it's full of natural sugars and comes out looking the same... but thanks..

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting redneck mamma:" Isn't activia supposed to have a high probiotic content like more than regular yogurt to help keep you regular?"


Yep, but dd eats an activia a day and her endo and pedi suggested I give her acidophilus as well.

Nut ღ Meg Beverly Hills, CA, United States 40239 posts
23rd Feb '13
Quoting MunchkinWrangler:" Lol, I'm aware that corn is not great for you.... considering it's full of natural sugars and comes out looking the same... but thanks.."


Alright? Sorry. I didn't know you knew.



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