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    Default Best Formula for constipated 9mo?

    I know all babies tolerate formula differently but just after some advice/suggestions. My DS is 9 months old & has Bellamys organic but he keeps getting blocked up.

    He's had this formula for 3 months but he was mix-fed until recently & the extra formula/no breast milk seems to be blocking him up.

    If I try a different formula how long would it take to see a difference? I've been giving him pear, little sips of water & today I gave him 10ml prune juice diluted in 10ml of boiled water but I think it would be better if he didn't get blocked up in the first place? Thanks!

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    With formula you might get lucky with the first formula you choose but usually it takes a couple.

    I personally used nan gold and didn't have an issue.

    I think Novolac have a constipation formula.

    Don't forget to massage the tummy and do bicycle exercise to help.

    Good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nafsika View Post
    With formula you might get lucky with the first formula you choose but usually it takes a couple.

    I personally used nan gold and didn't have an issue.

    I think Novolac have a constipation formula.

    Don't forget to massage the tummy and do bicycle exercise to help.

    Good luck
    I just bought a tin of Nan Comfort so I'll see how that goes. I might look into the novalec one too!

    Yes his little tummy feels hard sometimes so I try to give it a rub in the bath.

    Thanks

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    Really good thanks! After two bottles of the Nan Comfort he was absolutely fine! So happy, must have been lucky. I chose the Nan Comfort because it was on special for $17. He's been on it for over a week now & no issues. Thanks for checking

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    Well I wrote too soon! He is blocked up more than ever now. Has anyone tried the Novalec Constipation formula? If it worked how long did it take to kick in?

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    I used SM26 gold and sm26 comfort mixed together. My paed recommended sm26 comfort by itself but found that using with the Std one in the right proportions it worked well.

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    Novalac constipation formula is really good. From memory it only took a few hours. DS did feed every 2hrs though & it was 240ml each time. He started using it around 8 months.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babybump08 View Post
    Novalac constipation formula is really good. From memory it only took a few hours. DS did feed every 2hrs though & it was 240ml each time. He started using it around 8 months.
    I've had him on the Novalec constipation one for a bit over a week now & coloxyl drops but no improvement. He hasn't done a poo for a few days now so I think I'll have to take him to the doctor


 

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