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5 Month Old Poop
Varies: Baby food will usually alter the stooling pattern based on the items involved.Some items;applesauce, rice cerreal, bananas tend to slow baby down while peaches, pears, prunes speed them up. If baby is skipping days a reduction in the volume of the solids can increase stooling. Solids this young are meant to teach baby to handle solid foods, not replace the nutrition in breast of formula. ...Read more
My baby boy 5 month old.poops drak to light green last one week. is it normal?what coukd be the reason.having breast milk rice cereal and Gerber fruit
My 15.5 month old has trouble pooping while sitting down. She always wants to stand to poop and tenses up. Is this normal or should I be concerned?
Make stool soft: Potty training at this age can be challenging. Make sure everything is done to make sure stools are soft and the act of passing stool is not painful. This can be accomplished with high fiber foods (fruits and vegetables), increased hydration with water, and prune juice if needed. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is also an option. Continue to encourage child and give lots of praise for attempts and actual BMs. Keep at it. ...Read more
My 5 month old has been pooping after every feeding for nearly a week now and this hasnever happened before should I be worried?
Maybe: Bf infants can stool a little smear every feed or a crib full once a week.Bottle fed kids are expected to go daily.If you have added juices they can often loosen up the process and increase frequency. If the kid feeds and acts great, I would just monitor things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 5 month old baby has been pooping 7 to 10 times a day, very small amounts at a time. She seems herself, eats well and doesn't have any sign of fev?
What She Ate: If there she ate jarred bananas, one of the ingredients caused the color. Check the label.In any case, this should be harmless. ...Read more
2.5 month old baby used to poop 3/4 time per day, hasn't pooped in 2 days, bottle fed breast milk only and is extremely fussy, gassy, and pulling legs?
Colic: baby is breast fed but he is exposed to the foods you eat many foods like nuts chocolate or sometimes even milk that you ingests exposes him to it and it is absorbed in a complete molecule.and cause changes in the bowel pattern and gas and discomfort try eliminating these products and reintroduce them one at a time and keep a diary to see what is causing it ...Read more
We have a five month old girl child who seems to suffer from constipation, although the poops aren't extremely hard.?
Try This: Take 1 oz of prune or pear juice mixed with 1 oz water and give him 1 -2 oz once or twice a day until he is ok. ...Read more
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