A 25-year-old female asked:
is it normal for a 4 month old breast fed baby to poop 6 or more times a day?
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Pediatrics 21 years experience
Breast fed babies: Yes. Breast milk is somewhat of a natural laxative, therefore it is very common for babies that are exclusively breast fed to poop with every feeding.
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Last updated Jul 2, 2017
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