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how many times a day should a toddler poop

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
It varies: From every other day to after every meal.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not really: Most likely related to diet. Lots of fruits, especially fruits that begin with a "p" will make you poop. Too much juice will also make us poop frequen ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Increased stooling: There are many causes of increased stooling. It is possible the antibiotic changed her bowel flora and is responsible. Continue to monitor her stools ... Read More
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A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Stool saver: Your child may have passed a hard stool and as a result he doesnt want to poop. Give him MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) to the point of inducing a diar ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
See gi doc: could be cow-milk protein allergy or inflammatory bowel but not enough info provided to know for sure. best to have him see a pediatric GI.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Variable: On average 1-2 a day but may be less or more. Insure the stool is normal and there is proper growth. All the best.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown.It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Habit constipation: Is a common problem in toddlers. See your pediatrician for treatment. If it goes on longer, it is harder to treat.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yel ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can be: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown de ... Read More

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