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a four day old baby has liquid stools. the doctor onceprescribed formula milk because the mother was lackingbreastmilk, but now he has stopped it as the mother is nowgetting sufficient breastmilk. is it normal?

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Dr. Mary Bergum
19 years experience Family Medicine
Infant feces: Is often liquid. Not sure there is any problem at all.
Answered on Jun 29, 2013
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Continue breast milk: Just be aware that breastfed babies usually make somewhat liquid stools. Formula supplement is not necessary.
Answered on Jun 29, 2013
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Dr. Edward Evans
17 years experience Neonatology
Breastfed stools: Normal breastfed stools are loose yellow and seedy. If you were using formula and stopped it is normal to see a change in stool quantity and quality. Breast fed stools quality may change based on moms diet. If loose monitor for diaper rash.
Answered on Feb 2, 2017
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