What to do when the infant constipation
Small children often occur various intestinal problems: colics, delayed, or conversely, excessive stool frequency. These ailments pose numerous questions from parents, which amount to one thing - how to help the baby?
Warm baby's tummy. Nestle his warm diaper or put into his stomach. Heat relieves spasms and soothes. Make the baby a gentle massage. It may be a circular motion clockwise to the navel in the form of strokes. Raise and lower legs bent the child when he is lying on the back. Put your baby on his tummy, even a little lie down in such a position. Eat if you are breast-feeding, prunes, dried apricots, figs and raisins. Eat foods rich in fiber. Use glycerin suppositories to enter them into the rectum. Do this procedure carefully, it is better to use special tools for children. Apply for constipation in children enemas - water, herbal oil, but it is better to use them only when absolutely necessary. To make oil enema, take oil - sunflower, hemp or vaseline. Before using the heat it to body temperature. Place the child on the left side or back, and slowly enter the contents of the enema into the body baby. Pull the tip should be slowly and carefully. Then pinch the child's buttocks together and hold them in this position. Feedback occurs somewhere in 7-12 hours from the time of. Introduced into the body baby oil envelops the entire contents of the intestine, which helps it more easily deduced. Medications such as "Duphalac" or "Laktuvita" use prescribed by a doctor. Effective in the treatment of constipation in young children "Hilak Forte" or bacterial preparations such as "bifidum bacterin." In particular, they are shown to children who have undergone treatment with antibiotics. In general, if the baby is calm and rare chair, but soft - you should not be a cause for worry. Consult your doctor if the baby chair delay of 48 hours or more. Perhaps the doctor will conduct additional surveys to determine the cause of this condition.