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A 29-year-old female asked:

Hi my baby has loose stools from yesterday about 5 loose stools. she is not miserable and is still havimg solids and liquids?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Basics: These are often caused by gut viruses or reactions to new foods. If the kid is taking well enough to wet every 6 hrs or better they can be monitored at home. Applesauce and fresh bananas are good foods that natural slow/firm runny stools. Avoid juices until firm. In most this passes in a few days.

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