Patient Comments: Constipation - Children


What do you do when your baby or child is constipated? Please share your experience with treating constipation in kids. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Mom of 2, 0-2 Female (Caregiver) Published: November 01

Try prune juice (just one ounce to start) for constipation and see how that works. That has always helped my babies that suffered bad constipation. It worked very quickly. Add to a bottle or feed separately.

Comment from: Joti, 0-2 Male (Caregiver) Published: August 04

My grandson is 13 months old. He was prescribed a laxative for constipation. But even after 2 weeks of therapy he strains a lot while passing stools, as if in pain.


You are constipated if you don't have a bowel movement every day. See Answer