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Benefiber Instead of Miralax?

Hi, our son will be three in November and is taking Miralax for chronic constipation. Long story short, he is potty trained except for when his stool gets backed up and then comes out uncontrollably and extra soft due to the Miralax. It is so hard to figure out the right dosage for him - right now we do a half cap a day, and a full cap if he hasn't pooped in two days. Anyway, to say it stresses him out would be an understatement. His stool so unnaturally soft, it's pretty much diarrhea. So, despite the fact that he never has accidents...

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Concerned About Weight Gain in My 9 Month Old

Today Ashton had his nine month check up overall the dr. says he is healthy but the dr. is concerned with his weight. He is 29 in long (75%) and only 16 pounds and 6oz (under 3%). He said I need to cut out all food and just give him formula. He has always been on the small side in weight but very long. Is this something I need to worry about. The dr says I need to feed him more but he only eats when he is hungry and getting him to eat when he is not won't work he won't take it. Should I be concerned or should I just not worry about it and...