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my newborn poops after every feeding. is this normal?

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Dr. Jonah Essers
18 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Yes!: This is absolutely normal in newborns, especially with breast milk.
Answered on Apr 23, 2014
Dr. Shalini Sethi
21 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Passing stool after each feed is normal for breast feed infants.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo commented
25 years experience Pediatrics
...and some breast fed infants go several days between stools. It is highly variable!
Oct 3, 2014

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