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explosive bowel movements in infants

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Naddelman
24 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The amount of bowel movements an infant can have varies tremendously. It can be every few hours, once a day, every few days, or even once a week. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
25 years experience Pediatrics
0-7: 7 times in 1 day or 1 time is seven days as long as it is soft and not painful, it's normal.
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
3 - 4: A young baby usually poops after each feeding or after every-other feeding (averaging 3-4 poops a day). As the weeks go by, babies tend to poop less o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bowel movements: An infant can have as many as6-8 stools a day depending if he is on breast or bottle. Breast fed babies usually stool more often.
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Varies: A newborn can have as many as eight to ten bowel movements a day, but as long as one no concern. Around 1 to 2 months of age, many babies go from havi ... Read More
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Dr. Sonober Umair
18 years experience Pediatrics
Varies : Every infant has different routine for passing stool, some may poop daily some every other day. Usually breast fed babies poop more often, after every ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: The problem is that babies aren't coordinated and don't open their sphincter immediately when they have a bowel movement. Also, it's harder to have a ... Read More
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
34 years experience Pediatrics
Infant BM's: Infants may grunt during a bowel movement but struggling or appears uncomfortable is not normal. If the stools are formed in the diaper this may be co ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
BM in formula fed: Infant. They may go from several times a day to once a week. It is very much a variable thing. The idea that an infant has to go everyday or they are ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes. Normally infant's bowel movements range from a light yellow or green to brown in color. This is quite dependent on the diet at the time. Once sol ... Read More
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Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Pain isn't normal: It is common for some breast fed babies to have a bowel movement with each feeding (sometimes, just small squirts). As long as it is soft, not hard ba ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roy Benaroch
27 years experience Pediatrics
Is it blood?: First, is it blood? Newborns especially can pass dark urine that when dried in a diaper can look like blood. Sometimes genuine blood can come from blo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Your infant is likely experiencing a growth spurt. This is common for infants during this age period. They are so effectively using your breast milk ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See below.: What do you mean by constipation?Some babies have a change in stooling pattern and may not stool every day,and then no need to treat.If your baby is h ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Probably OK: It is not unusual for babies to have change in stool pattern as they grow. . Also, it is normal for breastfed babies to have longer periods of time wi ... Read More
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