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A 34-year-old female asked:

What causes loose stool ( watery) in newborn 3 weeks old for 2 weeks duration? note: just loose stool but not frequent , baby mixed feeding , well hydrated , gaining weight. should i change formula type?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
You say mixed feedings but do not say of what. Breast fed infants that age can pass a wet smear every feed or a watery cradle full once a week. If the kid is alert/feeds well/is gaining weight, I think it is fine to continue what you are doing.
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