Your baby may be constipated if his stools are very solid and pellet like, if he is experiencing stomach ache, if his abdomen feels solid, if he is demonstrating colicky symptoms and if he hasn't passed solids for longer than what is normal for him.
Bright red blood passing with stools. Child crying or screaming during bowel movements. Child resisting or avoiding toilet training. Doctors may also check child's rectum or order an x-ray of your child's abdomen. Fewer than 3 bowel movements a week. Loss of appetite in the child. Stomach pain and bloating. Stools are difficult to pass. Stools are hard, dry and larger than normal.