We have mentioned the important points that should be known about the use of suppositories, which are seen as one of the most effective solutions for constipation and are generally the first method used by mothers. So what is suppository for babies, is suppository used for constipation? Use of suppositories in infants:
In daily life, suppositories are the first method used by mothers in babies who are usually constipated. However, suppositories should not be the first treatment option that can be applied to relieve constipation in babies. Because, unfortunately, the use of suppositories in babies can bring some risks. Especially in premature birth, ie babies born prematurely, the suppository may cause the heart to slow down and stop breathing. When giving suppositories to babies, applying this with sharp movements may cause anus crack, so the baby may feel a great pain and be unable to poop. Instead of applying suppositories directly to the baby, an effective massage can be done or changes in the diet can be made. If all herbal methods have been tried and no improvement has been observed despite this, compulsory suppositories can be used with the approval of the doctor. So how to use suppositories for constipation in babies? Use of suppositories:
WHY DO BABIES GIVE WITS? HOW TO USE WICKING IN BABIES FOR CONSTINCTION? IS WICKING GOOD FOR BABIES?
In febrile babies who refuse to drink syrup by mouth, or the suppository given to soften the stool to relieve constipation, the purpose is to relieve the baby. Suppository medicines mix with the blood and show their effects in a short time. The anus area, which is very sensitive and delicate, should not be forced.
Before giving the suppository, after applying cream or olive oil and softening, the legs should be carefully lifted and the suppository should be slowly pushed forward. In order to prevent the wick from coming out, it should be gently pressed on both sides of the butt to prevent the wick from coming out. Constipation suppository can be used every 4-6 hours with the approval of the doctor.
HOW TO MASSAGE BABY WITH CONSISTS?
You can apply the massage method, which is effective in soothing and calming babies, on your baby and also solve the constipation problem. Warm your palms, put them on your baby’s stomach and move them into a half-moon shape. This process will prevent constipation by increasing slowing bowel movements.