Home Remedies: Miralax

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Use of Miralax

Hi, My 2 1/2 year old has been having problems with bowel movements. We finally got him regular for almost 1 month and the GI dr found out he was also anemic, so he's been on iron for almost one month. I thought being on the iron would make his constipation worse, but he was doing so well, thought too well that I lowered the dose of his miralax I gave him only to the 1/2 mark of the cap because his poop was so watery and Friday he didn't poop and went back to his Arching of his back. The dr wants me back in a few weeks for his Iron...

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Miralax for Toddler

My son has been battling constipation as we've gotten full into potty...

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Miralax for Toddler

My son has been battling constipation as we've gotten full into potty training. I know this can be a normal thing but we've had a couple of bouts here lately that have been really tough. So his pediatrician finally convinced me to buy Miralax today. I have been really reluctant to give him anything "unnatural," preferring to use prunes and that kind of thing, but she explained that after an episode or 2 of constipation the end of the bowels can actually stretch out a little, making the next poop that forms bigger than normal, and it...

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Won't Take Medicine

I have an almost 2yr old daughter who currently has a UTI. She is supposed...