My son hasnt had one all day yesterday or anytime this morning. Should I call the doctor? Or wait a while and see what happens?

Btw we switched him from being excluively breastfed to supplementing with formula like last week.
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replied November 5th, 2004
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When I switched my daughter to formula she was 6 weeks old (long story I had to pump only, she couldn't latch on) when I did that she would go like 3 days with out a bm. When I called my doctor he told me to give her a 4 ounce bottle of half-water half-prune juice (you can use apple juice too, but it didn't work as well for me) once a day for a month. It worked wonders. She became very regular after that. I hope that helps (but I would call your doc and run this by them before you give him any juice, some docs are wierd about it, others aren't)
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replied November 5th, 2004
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Yeah I would call your doc before you do anything

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replied November 5th, 2004
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It is prolly from the switching of the milk. I had to try many different formulas because dom was always constipated. I now have him on nestle good start supreme. Its a miracle lol hes a lil poopy machine now and has less discomfort in his belly. I wouldnt worry too much unless he seems very upset and hasnt pooped in like 4 or 5 days they will prolly tell u what im gonna tell u. I know he is still little but give him like an ounce of gerbers apple cherry juice do not! Use karo syrup its used for flippin cooking anyway I occasionally did this do dom and his pediatrician didnt have a prob with it and it may sound gross but I took a q-tip w/ a lil of his shampoo and gently inserted the tip of it up his butt and vwala! He had a great bowel movement but u have to be verrry careful since u dont want to injure his rectum internally and if u do it frequntly they may become used to it and end up relying on it to have a bm just occasionally is ok but only if he really really seems uncomfortable. I hope this helps. ~ erica.
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replied November 5th, 2004
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My mom always told me corn makes you poop haha but I dont think thats a good remedy for babies Wink
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