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Fresh problem(potty)

My baby is 4 months old and do very tight potty. What should I need to give him to improve? Some one suggested me to give honey and gripe water. Is it safe to give both in this age?
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Dr. Bhalchandra M Jayakar Mumbai | Pediatric Surgeon
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If child is on exclusive breast feeds, mother should increase water intake. If on formula feed, then there is no harm in giving additional boiled water.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello,it's common in children ,according to Indian pediatric guideline you shouldnot give anything to Baby other than breast milk till 6 month of age . Did pediatrician told you to give honey ???its not safe to give honey ,juice in this period ,child gets immunity from mothers breasmilk ,these honey ,grapes may contain pathogenic microorganisms which can easily infect baby .
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