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Hello Dr.. My son was 5mnths old, he is not going to motion since last 5days..so pls tell me wat we do? Im gng to near by hospital in my surrondings.. he suggested milk of magnesia.. bt i hav a doubt it z safe for babies r not.. so plz help me, wat was d crrct medicine to give my baby to gng motion regularly.. And he was very active..regular urination, playing good, bt only irregular motion.. Thanku in advance..
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Constipation is common in 5 months old.milk of magnesia is safe but please check are you giving a bottle feed or top milk that can cause it.use a glycerine suppository regularly to make passing stools easy for child.glycrine suppository is a small pellet of solid glycerine ,when pushed in the potty passage it melts by body temperature and smooths the presage and makes it easy to pass stools. Giving papaya and honey to mother if exclusively on mother feed should help.
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an active child might normally also pass stool after 5 days.
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Not passing stools in 5months baby for 5days  is quite common. As long as the baby is active, no abdominal distension, tolerating breastfeed well, no active intervention needed. Continue exclusive breastfeed for six complete months. Regards
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