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Rebecca Prakash hi mam.. my baby is pressuring alot while doing potty.. gas comes but potty takes time.. she cries alot while doing it as she has to put pressure and release the gas n potty.. what should i do.. i am really worried.. had taken her to doctor but doctor has prescribed medicines for loose motions and 1 medicine named Colicaid drops for gas.. but there is not effect.. please suggest something on this i am really worried seeing her struggle for potty n due to that she doesn't sleep well also...



Hi is the baby only breastfeeding? Make paste out of hing and hot water and apply on her tummy ,gently massage. Do cycling motion with her legs everyday twice or thrice. You drink plenty of water atleast 4 litres and feed the baby.

Rebecca Prakash Yes mam she is only on breastfeeding... she is 20 days today.. I had a doubt that as i have started eating solid food also so is that the reason for her pressure for potty?? like now i have started eating chapati n jowar bhakri with vegetables..first i used to have only milk and chapati or moong dal n chapati making small pieces of chapati in mixed...

Hi Rashmi no you dont pass your food to your baby, so no connection. Just drink plenty of water. And feed the baby every 2hrs till she turns 40 days old. Read the event link where breastfeeding was discussed, you can also buy Zandu Striveda Shathavari powder.http://app.babychakra.com/feedpost/103932?ref=Re22625&

Rebecca Prakash so is it normal for her to do potty with pressure... there is nothing wrong with her its just i need to improve my diet.. n drink water so it will be cured??

Rashmi at times they do but it's not good if she is doing something every day. Breastmilk is very lite so there is nothing to get constipated. So from your end increase your breastfeeding session and drink plenty of water.

Rebecca Prakash mam she does potty 3-4 times till night...but when she has to do it she applies little pressure or if i feed her then she potty happens softly but gas also comes out.. so can i give her 1 drop of gripe water?? is it safe to give her as she id 21 days old

Hi Rashmi gas is absolutely fine , actually it's good if they fart. No gripe water please. Its definitely not a case of constipation so nothing to worry.


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