Tips on Baby Constipation Treatment Your newborn baby will pass out stools that are soft and dark green for the first few days of his new life. Later on your newborn baby will have regular bowel movements that are lighter in color. Regular bowel movements for the newborn baby usually start from the third day onwards. If your baby is still passing out the dark and hard stools by the fourth or fifth day he might be having newborn constipation.
Constipation could be as a result of the formula used in feeding the baby. Changing the formula used in feeding the baby can cause the baby’s body to take its time before adapting to the new formula.
The current atmospheric temperature. What is the current temperature of your locality? If it is pretty hot, then it might be responsible for your baby’s slower bowel movement.
The number of bowel movements mainly depends on whether the baby is breastfed or on formula. Babies on breast milk tend to poop more frequently. Newborn constipation is when a baby does not poop for over a week and the feces is hard. Constipation can be due to not eating enough, what the baby is …