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My baby is 4.5 months old and is constipated, He is mix-fed

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: My baby is 4.5 months old and is constipated
JA: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?
Customer: He is mix-fed with 2-3 bottles of formula per day Rest is mostly breastmilk
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: When he is constipated, he generally feeds less than normal Could there be anything causing this? This is the second time it has happened
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Eric Goldstein replied 8 days ago.
Hello. My name is***** and I just read through your question.
Constipation in this age group is actually very common. It is not am indication of any underlying issue.
To help clear the problem, you can add a teaspoon of prune juice to each bottle. Thisbwill stimulate the GI system and make the bowel movements easier.