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A 26-year-old female asked:

3mos baby often straining, and just now passing greenish liquid stool with mucus and foamy. only drink breast milk. should i concern?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Not particularly: What you consider straining may just be baby dealing with the issue at hand.Weak belly muscles, needing to poop without sitting upright where gravity helps, and making any sound they want because they don't care what they sound like.Sounds pretty normal.
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