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Old 04-20-2017, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default Bottle babies / constipated

Hello everyone, I need some expert advice. I have 2 "sudden" bottle babies, they were with mama until Monday when she was unexpectedly lost, I agreed to take for my friend but I have not had bottle babies before.

Needless to say their diet has changed and caused some constipation. They will be 3 weeks tomorrow. What is the best route to help these babies start to poop again. I have had them since Monday afternoon. They are showing obvious signs of discomfort today. I have read vegetable oil, if that is the best choice, what dosage? They have been drinking warm water and molasses, but haven't witnessed any improvement so far.....help please!!!


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yes, vegetable oil works. 2-3 cc every 4 to 6 hours.


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Soapy water enemas work.
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Is the soap hard on their intestines if it has to be repeated?
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No. You give an enema. Not orally.
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