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Hi my baby is 7 weeks old. He did not poop for 3 days now. I feed him both brestmilk as well as formula milk. Last 2 days more farts were there and baby crying during farts. Yesterday night he tried to pass motion 3 times struggled but could not push it. What can i do

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Dr Bindu PPediatrician in Cloudnine
Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist, Lactation Consultant

Upto 3mths, baby has irregular stools, so its ok even if they might not poop for 4-5 days. Farts and crying is common. U can do cyclical movements of leg 3- 4 times daily and assist by lifting legs, when he strains to pass stools.Β