My LO is 6 months. We started giving her rice cereal at 4m. After a few weeks we started pea puree. However she had an ear infection so we stopped for a few weeks to give her fresh breastmilk on demand. Now she has had a few different purees and loves them. We give her the cereal in the morning and puree at night and BM every 3 hours throughout the day.
The problem is that she isn't really pooping. I know that babies poop changes with the food, but she is only pooping once a week when it used to be at least 2 times a day. Lately she has had really thick poop and pushes really hard. She cries and sometimes makes a wheezing sound. I don't know what I can do to help her.
Re: Painful poops
ETA my son is bf and still struggles with constipation occasionally. I find I need to watch his diet to balance the foods that get him going with the constipating ones.
Edited for typos.