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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 5 month old has been pooping after every feeding for nearly a week now and this hasnever happened before should I be worried?
Probably not: If she's still peeing fine and there is not blood in the stool i would recommend following it. If she cannot eat or pee because of the extra stooling then i would be more concerned. If there is blood mixed in her stool , i would be immediately concerned. ...Read more
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 is also an option. Continue to encourage child and give lots of praise for attempts and actual BMs. Keep at it. ...Read more
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
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
My 3.5 month old ebf baby didn't poop for 3 days. When she did it was very smelly and thick, like soft butter or gooey peanut butter. Is that normal?
Normal: Breastfed babies can go 5-6 days without pooping. Formula fed babies 1-2 days. Breastmilk poop can be green, yellow, brown or tan; watch for blood in the stool or signs of irritability with stooling; often times the breastmilk color is just a reflection of what "mom" ate and what "baby" need; what's not needed gets pooped out! ...Read more
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