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Constipation in infants starting solid foods is not uncommon, and may not, in fact, be constipation. If your child is not uncomfortable (no obvious abdominal pain, crying, arching his back, attempting to pass stool without success), and is passing soft stool without difficulty every 5 days or so, it's fine. If, on the other hand, any of the above are ...


My boy has gone a few days without pooing once or twice in his 8 months of life. I think up to 4 days at most. We've asked doctors about it, and they say it's not unusual, and everything should be fine as long as they are still passing liquids regularly. If you think about it for a moment, look at how fast your baby is growing, that size is coming from ...

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