I have several questions about constipation. My daughter is 7 months old and we started solids around 5 1/2 months. She has struggled with constipation from the beginning. I am feeding her prunes every day and having her drink water (although she will not take more than 2 oz or so). The dr. finally put her on miralax for a week. It worked great, although she only poops every three days or so. We took her off the miralax and she is constipated again (although the stools are not as hard as before, she really strains to go and it is thick but not hard---not sure if that is even normal??). so my questions in summary are:
1. Anyone use miralax - any worries about using that regularly.
2. Is pooping every three days or so normal (she is a very happy baby and only seems uncomfortable right before she has to go)
3. Poop is thick but not hard, but she does strain to get it out - is that considered constipation.
4. Any other advice?