Moms Expertise

Why does my baby have hard poo?

Add your advice here…
Message length 300 characters recommended

Depending on the age of your baby, some formula can cause a hard poo and perhaps a change may be in order. It would be something to discuss with your doctor.

For an older baby, if you have started solids, quite often introducing solids can change a baby's stool. I would be sure to keep nursing, if you are breastfeeding, and in a few days or weeks baby's body should adapt to the new solid foods.

If you are concerned, offer prunes as prunes help with regularity and constipation. Be sure to mention any of your concerns with your doctor at your next visit or give them a call.

What is Moms Expertise?
“Moms Expertise” — a growing community - based collection of real and unique mom experience. Here you can find solutions to your issues and help other moms by sharing your own advice. Because every mom who’s been there is the best Expert for her baby.
Add your expertise
Baby checklist. Newborn
Why does my baby have hard poo?
04/12/17Moment of the day
Can't believe my lil man is 6 months already!!!
Browse moms
Moms of babies