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10 Apr 2003

STOMACH CRAMPS
Our 7 month old baby daughter suffer from severe stomach cramps at bed time. Stomach gets very hard. What can we give her besides gripe water and Telement? What can be causing this? Rooibos tee with brown sugar? Lactogen 1 milk? Purity?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

Some babies do suffer from constipation and it seems as if formula milk may contribute to the problem. A simple bulk forming laxative may assist eg. lactulose, but it will be best if your doctor can perform a good physical investigation and discuss all the additional measures you may consider.
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