How to treat baby constipation

Dr. Eric Barth

Dr. Eric Barth

[U.S. News & World Report, March 10, 2019] Everyone occasionally feels uncomfortable due to gas in the digestive system, even babies. Gas-related discomfort may occur if gas is trapped or not moving well through your digestive system doctors note. When infants experience gas-related discomfort, they can become fussy and cry.

Allina Health pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth suggests options to minimize the amount of air a baby takes in when nursing from a bottle. And he notes constipation can often be cured by feeding baby “p” foods — prunes, pears, plums, peaches (and apricots). Read the full story online at health.usnews.com.

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