*Baby food low in fiber and high in starches, which may worsen constipation, include carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, bananas, applesauce, and rice cereal. You do not need to avoid these foods, but rather avoid pairing them at a meal.
Also, can sweet potatoes cause constipation?
Sweet potatoes are a great side dish if you have constipation. One medium baked sweet potato with skin has 3.8 grams of fiber (most of it is in the skin, so leave the skin on!), which can help prevent constipation.
Likewise, how do you prevent constipation in babies? Advertisement
- Water or fruit juice. Offer your baby a small amount of water or a daily serving of 100 percent apple, prune or pear juice in addition to usual feedings.
- Baby food. If your baby is eating solid foods, try pureed peas or prunes, which contain more fiber than other fruits and vegetables.
Similarly one may ask, what foods cause constipation in babies?
Consider your ABCs — or applesauce, bananas, and cereal, Dr. Morton says. Too much of any of these, especially cereal, could cause constipation in your baby; also, keep an eye on dairy products that are popular first foods for babies, such as cheese and yogurt. Low-fiber foods can bind babies up.
Is Sweet Potato hard to digest for babies?
Try carrots, potatoes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, rutabaga, and parsnip. Butternut squash is easily digested and rarely causes allergies; therefore it makes perfect weaning food.