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4 week old baby green poop

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Normal poops: Baby BM's can be yellow, green or brown. Where breastmilk feeding babies have liquidy, seedy poops, formula fed babies may have more pasty or thicker ... Read More

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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not uncommon: Breast fed babies can poo a little every feed or a big blow out once a week.If soft, it is normal. Most formula fed kids will get into a several daily ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Depends: Depends upon diet breast vs. Bottle. Also depends upon infant's abdominal size, vomiting, etc. I would take baby to dr though. Have to consider mechan ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Breast fed babies can poo a little every feed or a big blow out once a week.If soft, it is normal. Most formula fed kids will get into a several daily ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: Babies have loose belly muscles & require their fussing/breathing muscle to push poop along & out. This lessens as they get older/stronger. Th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: This is very normal and common. As long as the baby is eating well (breast-feeding or bottle feeding) and having plenty of wet diapers, this is not a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Could be: The first thing I would want to make sure is that your child is gaining weight appropriately and thriving. If that is the case, there are numerous th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Stools: Babies have one/week if breastfed to 7-9 stools/day. Baby should not dehydrate. Check the fontanel, as this should not be sunken and check if baby has ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Poop Colors: The color of stool is not usually concerning, as it reflects a lot of things we eat. Dark black, red or white stools are the only colors that are worr ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Fussy: If you are bottle feeding the green stool can be due to the iron in the formula or he may be developing a viral gastric infection try a feeding of ped ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
If you must: The stool color is determined by the changes to ultra green bile as the food is processed. The longer it stays in, the more it changes through yellows ... Read More
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