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Old 05-19-2006, 07:47 PM   #19
Okiemunchkinsmom
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Re: Extreme Constipation in Two-Year-Old - Ideas?

My 5yr old has a condition that often causes severe constiption. A mom of another child with the same thing came up with this recipe, and it really does help.

" Poop Goop"
from the kitchen of Stacey Martin

Ingredients:
1/2 lb. Figs
1/2 lb. prunes
1 cup molasses
1/4 lb. Powered Senna
(from Senna leaves if powered is not available)


Directions:

1. Grind Figs and Prunes very finely and mix together
2. Warm Molasses
3. Add Senna to warm molasses and mix
4. Remove from heat and mix with the Fig and Prune mixture.
5. Stir well and preserve (KEEP IN FRIDGE)

(Stacey freezes the mixture in 1/4 tsp. amounts and takes out when ready to
use.)

*** Dosage is 1/4 tsp. Every night at bed time.
The Maximum dose is 1/2 tsp.
DO NOT EXCEED THIS.
**Constipation is common in children with Noonan syndrome please consult
your child's doctor before starting any new treatment.**

Good luck, I hope you find the answer soon!
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