Constipation

Fri, 7 Mar 2008 00:00:45 -0700
Country_of_Remedy: India
Ingredients: My son was having constipation problem for last 5 months and nothing seems working. I wanted to avoid the harsh laxatives on counter.He is 1 year and 7 month. But latest i find DATE(dry fruit) Syrup for him. One tea spoonfull in his milk really did wonder. You can definitely give a try.
Instructions: If baby is younger than 1 year, give half tea spoon full first. You can see the effect after 2-3 hrs only.

05-Aug-06 at 08:52 AM:
NAME: Maria Bruce
COUNTRY_OF_REMEDY: USA

INGREDIENTS: Fig Newtons
INSTRUCTIONS: When my daughter was about a year old, she would have bouts of constipation. Her doctor recommended fig newtons. It works on the same premise as dates or raisins. And of course a little apple juice works as well.

\22-Jul-06 at 04:11 AM:
NAME: Chris
EMAIL: cupcake@bigpond.com
COUNTRY_OF_REMEDY: Australia
NAME_OF_REMEDY: Constipation
INGREDIENTS: yoghurt
INSTRUCTIONS: Baby constipation
If your baby is old enough to eat it, try feeding her "baby yoghurt" daily. My baby had chronic constipationuntil we began doing this. The constipation returned when I ceased feeding her the yoghurt.

10-Jun-06 at 09:37 AM:
NAME: Emily
COUNTRY_OF_REMEDY: USA

INGREDIENTS: "Romano Black Sambuca" or black liquorish
INSTRUCTIONS: For preventative measures, drink a shot of "Romano Black Sambuca" on occasion (once or twice a week is sufficient, unless you really
like the stuff). If you are already stopped up, drink a couple shots before bed, it will take care of it by the next morning.
If you cannot drink alcohol, anything with black liquorish is also effective.

1-May-06 at 06:20 PM:
NAME: R Allen
COUNTRY_OF_REMEDY: USA

INGREDIENTS: Fiber one
INSTRUCTIONS: As I've grown past my prime, Iï¿1⁄2m not nearly as active as I once had been. My eating habits remain the same, which I have
discovered includes little to no fiber. For the past 5 years or so I have had major irregularity. In a search for a quick fix my wife discover:FIBER ONE (General Mill)
It provides 56% of recommend fiber in one serving. Itï¿1⁄2s expensive ($4-5 a box) but much better than fiber drinks. I like the honey clusters w/ a little sugar.Two bowls a day, 4-6 glasses of water and some good reading material is all you need.

Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 04:23:12

Country of Remedy: Quebec, Canada
Hi there,
Ingredients: (Organic) Aloe Vera powder
Instructions: Add 1/8 or 1/6 of Aloe Vera powder in a teaspoon, mix with any juice, cranberry juice or else. It is very bitter but excellent. Don't abuse though. Once a month or every 2 weeks.Eating fiber (like all bran, prune, cereals etc) regularly, doing some physical exercise, drinking regularly apple cider vinegar (1 or 2 teaspoon a day) are the best preventions against constipation.

Thank you,
Steeve Alain
steevealain@hotmail.com

Date: Friday, December 30, 2005
Time: 12:40 AM EST
Amanda
Country of Remedy: USA

Ingredients: Cheerios and/or 100% juice (apple or white grape)
Instructions: This sounds so lame, but a daily bowl of Cheerios (the ones in the yellow box) will add enuff fiber to help reduce constipation. Also a daily glass of 100% juice, apple or white grape seem to be better, will regulate bowel movements. This works for small children as well. Cheerios and juice are some of the 1st foods for babies. I ate the
cereal every day during my pregnancy and I still give my daughter a juice box everyday...she is now 5 and has now bowel problems. It seems in the hustle and bustle we forget the fiber we need. This is a cheap and easy way to stay regular. :)

Date: Friday, December 30, 2005
Time: 12:34 AM EST
Amanda
Country of Remedy: USA
Name of Remedy: Constipation of a baby or toddler
Ingredients: Warm water, dish washing liquid, ky jelly, and a medicine
syringe or dropper.
Instructions: Place a small amount(just enuff to make it soapy) of the dish washing liquid into a bowl of water and draw it into the syringe as if it were medicine. Lubricate the rectum and insert the warm water solution. Make sure the water is not too hot (after all you don't want to burn the baby). This will soften the child's stools and enable them to have a bowel movement. Repeat as necessary. I did this to my own daughter until she was able to have suppositorys safely.

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2005
Time: 10:38 AM EST
Noel Parsons
C
ountry of Remedy: U.S.A.

Ingredients: 1/3 to 1 cup of walnuts
6 to 8-oz glass of water
Instructions: I've worked in Home Health Care profession for almost 20 yrs., so I know this works. For normal constipation, just a small amount of walnuts (1/3 to 1/2 cup) chopped and eaten in cereal or if a person doesn't like the taste of walnuts or cannot chew them, run them through the blender and pulverize them, sprinkling them in something you can swallow. You will have a normal cramp-free bowel movement within 4 to 6 hrs.For bowel impaction, eat a whole cup of walnuts and drink a glass of water, whether alone or sprinkled in food. I had an impacted bowel one time and had tried Fleet enemas, stool softeners and several different laxatives. Nothing worked and I was on the verge of having to go to the hospital, possibly to undergo surgery. Then I remembered the walnuts. They liquified the problem and I was fine other than being a little sore for a few days.

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2005
Time: 2:24 PM EST
Amanda
Country of Remedy: United states

Ingredients: coffee
Instructions: this remedy is very simple. just drink coffee and if you don't like coffee just mix half a glass of chocolate milk in and it will still work. Also, if you can, moving around helps as well.

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2005
Time: 5:21 AM EST
Country of Remedy: Canada

Ingredients: Soap
Instructions: When my daughter was a baby, she was crying in pain from being constipated.She had not taken a bowel movement in days.
I wanted to rush her to the hospital, but her father insisted he knew what to do.He went into the washroom and came out with a bar of soap that was in our shower, he shaped a piece into a sapository, and inserted it into my daughters bottom.In my thoughts Im thinking this man is crazy, but within minutes my daughter,had taken her bowel movement and was back to smiling as usual.I guess "NEWFIES" are pretty smart...lol

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2005
Time: 10:26 PM EST
Email address: Rosemary
email_address: rosemarywarris@yahoo.co.nz
Country of Remedy: New Zealand

Ingredients: Fruit, water, and other food with fiber
Instructions: okay. First drink lots of water. it helps. Eat food with fiber like: Kiwifruit, oranges, Brown rice,
onions and eat healthy food. Its very important for whatb you eat.DONT EAT WHITE RICE. BECAUSE IT HAS NO FIBER, IF YOU EAT LOTS OF FOOD WITH NO FIBER IN IT YOU DIE OD CONSTIPATION.

Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2004
Time: 5:31 PM EST
Alyssia
Country of Remedy: US

Ingredients: Prune juice
Instructions: drink a cup of prune juice. works faster on an empty stomach but will work regardless. if not, just drink more. it's a natural laxative. (raisins will do the trick too).

Date: Friday, June 4, 2004
Time: 11:59 PM EST
Mego
Country of Remedy: usa

Ingredients: coffee or olive oil
Instructions: coffee will usually makes any one have a bowmovement,but...1 tbl spoon of olive oil in the morning or on an empty stomach will stimulate digestion and lubricate mucos membrains.

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2004
Time: 8:53 PM EST
Submitted by: K. Corum
email_address: sundazechild@hotmail.com
Country of Remedy: USA
Name of Remedy: Infant Constipation
Ingredients: Pacifier or bottle of nursery water & Karo syrup.
Instructions: Dip the pacifier or nipple of bottle in a capful of Karo syrup. The pleasant sweetness will molify your baby while he/she works his/her frustration out on the nipple - not your nerves! =) Beware of using more than a dip - you may cause Montezuma's Revenge! It generally takes a couple of hours but a baby's digestive track is short so it won't take too long. Hang in there, both of you!

Date: Monday, January 5, 2004
Time: 12:00 PM EST
Lynn
email_address: Angelic396@aol.com
Country of Remedy: U.S.A.
Name of Remedy: CONSTIPATION FOR BABIES
Ingredients: Thermometor
Instructions: Sometimes new born babies get constipated, this comes from the formula they are on, or if you are breast feeding and not eating the right foods,this can be an unpleasant time for both you and your baby! If it has been a day or so and your baby hasn't had a bowel movement yet, and you can see that he/she is constantly crying, and your on your wittsend. Insert the tip of the thermometor into the babies rectum,slide it back and forth,this stimulates the sphinctors(muscles)in the rectum,stand back!in some cases it gushes out all at once!I know the idea of the whole thing is yukky, but just think how good your baby will feel, I can guarentee that this remedy really works!!! please send me your comments.


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