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... I have never heard of Karo syrup for constipation. ... (4 replies)
... Here's what I did during our constipation struggles, from about 4 to 9 months. Once she was able to stand and hold on to something to poop, the constipation disappeared. She was actually holding it when she had to go before and that steadily backed her up and resulted in constipation. ... (12 replies)
... Ok, I know this thread was brought up a few days ago, but I have another question regarding this constipation issue. My DS is 3 weeks old today!!! ... (4 replies)

Nov 5, 2006
... Have you tried a little Karo syrup with warm water? ... (11 replies)
... ded that you do this for too long because the muscles might become dependant and not "work" for themselves. It's definitely ok every once in awhile. We also used karo syrup and it worked really well for awhile. I think we did a teaspoon every other bottle. If that doesn't work add a little more. ... (3 replies)
... I just had this problem and did lots of reading on it too, the simplest way add 1teaspoon of sugar to their food. It works the same way as giving them the syrup without the worry. ... (12 replies)
... I had some major constipation problems with my son. I switched to the Soy formula and it seemed to help a bit. ... (6 replies)
... Try adding a couple of teaspoons of dark Karo syrup to every other bottle or even a rectal thermometer sometimes stimulates the bowels. My daughter pooped in the tub one time from the warm water! ... (3 replies)
... Try 1tbsp /4 oz water of dark Karo syrup thats what my pediatrician told us (4 replies)
... he had me adding Karo syrup to his bottles. It didn't seem to help a whole lot, so he told me to give him 2 ozs of apple juice diluted with 2 ozs of water once a day. It worked like a charm. ... (7 replies)
... You can give her Mylicon drops if she's gassy. Also, Baby Gripe Water will sometimes help. ... (6 replies)
... ike she's constipated. Try some prune juice in her bottle or mixed with water. I have a 4 month old and give him an ounce of prune juice mixed with an ounce of water twice a day. Your daughter is older and might be able to take more. Have you tried giving her veggies and fruit solid foods? ... (2 replies)
... That sounds about normal for a formula fed baby. Most of the time they will have constipation problems, too. If it's really bad, you can give him 1 oz prune juice mixed with 1 oz of water. My dd won't drink it that way. ... (3 replies)
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Dec 29, 2008
... ake her go, which is just horrible and traumitizing to her. I asked her doctors office what to do about it and they suggested increasing water, juice and trying Karo Syrup. I've done all of these things, and while it may help a little, the problem always returns. I feel so bad for her. ... (2 replies)
... teaspoons in every formula bottle, regardless of size, and adjust the dose up or down depending on how things are going. Usually, the baby can be weaned off the Karo pretty soon, but may need to stay on it periodically for the first few months of life. ... (2 replies)
... I had constipation problems with my son, the Dr. would only recommend sugar water or diluted juice. Which didn't work for us. I was using formula and ended up giving him some dark corn syrup in a couple bottles a day. ... (6 replies)

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