Juice for baby's constipation
Pear Juice! helps to relieve constipation, you can also try apple or prune juice. Add a little non-absorbable sugar or dark fruit (prune or pear) juice to your baby's formula. Or just give some extra water (if your baby is older than 4 months) -- no more than 1-2 ounces per day.
Because breastmilk is so nutritious, sometimes almost all of it is absorbed, leaving little to move through the digestive tract. Stools may come only once in a while -- perfectly normal breastfed infants may only have a bowel movement once a week.
There is no medical harm if stool stays in the body for a long time, and how often your baby has bowel movements (BMs) does not really define true constipation. If your baby has soft, easy-to-pass stools every 4-5 days, it's probably OK. On the other hand, if they have a hard time making BMs, has hard stools, has bloody or black stools, seems uncomfortable, or doesn't have a BM at least once every 5 days, you should talk to your doctor.