Most parents experience constipation when moving to a higher stage. This is due to an increase in iron. This problem occurs when there is a sudden transition or an improper diet. There are easy solutions to constipation. Please read How to Transition Between Stages and also explore Suggested Diet Plans. If the transition is gradual, it will help relieve constipation caused by higher stages. We recommend using purees to soften stool and induce regulation of bowel movements. Vegetable and prune juice purees will help with laxation and wean your baby from infant milk.