A 24-year-old female asked:
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my baby is 11 weeks old i breastfeed & formula feed but when i give him more formula he goes 1 1/2 with a stool. shold i chage formula to witch one?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It's okay if he has : A bm every couple of days as long as his stools are not hard pebbles. Formula-fed babies generally have firmer stools than breast-fed babies. Breast-fed babies can have several loose-ish stools/day or every few days. If he has soft stools, there's no need to change the formula.
Answered on Dec 15, 2012

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