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Baby Pooping More Than Normal
You're likely normal: How do you define "constipation?" a medical definition is bowel infrequency (less than one bowel movement every 3-4 days). The bell curve distribution for stool frequency in america varies from once every 3-4 days to 3-4/day. Once daily movements is just the peak of the bell curve. Reassess after increasing dietary fiber ; fluid intake. ...Read more
9 week old baby poo has been smelling like tuna? been sweating more than usual, no fever. gaining weight normally and eating normally. cranky.
2 month check? : How was his two month checkup? Was his weight gain adequate? Was his exam normal? Did he receive his first set of shots? What did his pediatrician think about the crankiness? Or is that new? Any fevers or exposures? Tuna smelling poo is of no concern, but the answers to the former questions are critical to decide about the sweatiness! Best of luck! I hope this helps! ...Read more
My 6 week baby is drinking 4oz of milk almost every 2 hours more frequent than usual is this too much?
Simply he is growing: and requiring more caloriesGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Even though your child is a twin he or she has his or her unique personality and developmental trajectory. ...Read more
1yr old teething, loose stool(not watery)3-4 times a day, sometime seems to b in pain.Eating well(earlier fussy), sleeping more than usual, no fever/vomit?
Your question is ?: This is a pretty common pattern in some kids.You did not include a question in your list of symptoms.If you have a specific question please start over and submit it with supportive info.The site is not a chat room and no questions are linked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come some babies giggle more than others? My baby is 6 months and is always smiling and babbling but giggling .. Not so much.. Is this normal?
She may just have: A quiet temperament. She should be able to laugh out loud, blow "raspberries" (" bronx cheer"), fake a cough, & babble strings of consonant-vowel sounds. Look for reciprocal social communication (mimicking your sounds while you're looking at each other), raising her arms to be picked up, the ability to learn behaviors, & stranger anxiety.See the healthy child section at aap.Org. Or firstsigns.Org. ...Read more
Probably okay: One of the problems of advancing diaper technology has been the rise in dry babies.Not that they are not going, but the diapers materials absorb it so quickly you can only tell they go if you weigh the diapers. If the kid is thriving and this is your only concern I would just monitor things. You could invest in a postal scale but I think that would be to to much. ...Read more
My baby is 5 months.she is suddenly getting more hungrier. she is not satisfied after breastfeeding.she also takes more formula than before.night feed?
BM: A 3 month old baby can have many bm's per day. It is common, in fact, for babies to have a bm everytime they feed. ...Read more
Is pooping after every feed normal? Does it signify anything? My baby also goes for frothy motion at times.shes aldo fussy after feeding? Urine normal
Probably normal: Newborn babies may have bm's many times a day, if breastfeeding, usually very liquid, golden yellow, frothy and with small curds. It has very little smell. If urinating normally, 5 or more/day, she is well hydrated. Fussyness can be secondary to gas or heartburn from reflux or from being a normal baby. ...Read more
No: Crying is normal. Excessive crying is not normal. If the baby is less than 24 hours old and you are still in the hospital, please seek care from the nurses and doctors there since it's rare to discharge a baby before 24 hours of age. Ensure the baby is well fed and is warm. Have the baby examined by a qualified professional. ...Read more
My daughter is 38 weeks pregnant the baby is moving a lot more than usual is this normal at this time?
Yes: This is a very normal process. The baby is getting ready for its big day. ...Read more
Baby: As long as the baby is moving and you are not having other symptoms this should be ok, but if there is any serious question in your mind, see your obstetrician and be examined. Always better safe than sorry. Good luck and have a great healthy baby. ...Read more
My two week baby has greeny stool since birth he is crying loudly all the time .He is exclusively breastfed .He passes stool more than ten times a day?
Normal i some: Your typical breast fed baby can have a little poo smear every feeding or one giant blowout every 7-10 days. The green poo is normal & reflects the bile added to stool. Crying in infants is nonspecific & reflects their desire to feel better from whatever bothers them.This varies from hunger to tired & everything in between.Do what you can but good ear plugs are occasionally needed to survive. ...Read more
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