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Well, no manual evacuation is an accepted way to treated constipation in babies, but it can hurt the baby if you don't know what you're doing. Being constipated for weeks is also a common problem, but nothing that should be ignored. If your baby has chronic constipation issues, then a visit to the pediatrician is warranted. Something you can do at home is to give less milk (cut the current per day milk to half) than you already are and substitute that with water for a couple of weeks to see if that works. Seating the baby in luke warm tub of water for 10 minutes also helps in self evacuation of the stools.
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I never said you can not do it. But it's something that is painful and should be done with good lubrication and very gently and even with all the precautions repeat manual evacuations can cause trauma to the anal canal resulting in spasm of the sphincter making constipation worse. So, you can do it but only when necessary. Medication that are effective are also prescription only and we can not advise medication on the website. Constipation in 2 year old children is usually due to their diet, may be add some more fiber in the child's diet can help.