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3 week old baby girl w/constipation. Caitlin.Marie Due February 13 (girl); 1 child; Andrews, North Carolina 21 posts
6th Mar '13

What can I do to help my 3 week old with her constipation and gas?

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44071 posts
6th Mar '13

is she bf or ff? have u bicycled her legs, done warm baths, rectal stimulation, pressing her legs to her tummy (farting her as we call it), tummy massage?

Caitlin.Marie Due February 13 (girl); 1 child; Andrews, North Carolina 21 posts
6th Mar '13
Quoting lolajessup:" is she bf or ff? have u bicycled her legs, done warm baths, rectal stimulation, pressing her legs to her tummy (farting her as we call it), tummy massage?"

She is on formula; I have tried the bicycling her legs, and pressing her legs to her tummy. What is rectal stimulation?

lolajessup 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44071 posts
6th Mar '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Caitlin.Marie:</b>" She is on formula; I have tried the bicycling her legs, and pressing her legs to her tummy. What is rectal stimulation?"</blockquote>



You can take a rectal temp or lightly press a qtip against their butthole. Sometime just slight pressure helps stimulate their body to push.