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Doctor insights on: How Many Times A Day A 6 Month Baby Can Poop

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Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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How many times do 2 month old babies need to do poop a day?

How many times do 2 month old babies need to do poop a day?

Multiple: Some depends on whether the baby is breast fed or bottle fed but most babies stool 1 to 7or 8 times per day. Some can even skip several days> most important is the consistency not the frequency. Babies should have soft to watery stools not hard little balls of stool. ...Read more

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How often should a 6 month old baby poop per day?

How often should a 6 month old baby poop per day?

Depends on intake: If your baby is exclusively breast fed, one stool weekly may be normal. If you baby eats solids 1-4 small soft stools daily would be normal. ...Read more

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Hello, my 6 month old baby has been getting dark coloured specks in poop. I introduced solids a few weeks ago and it has started after that.

Hello, my 6 month old baby has been getting dark coloured specks in poop. I introduced solids a few weeks ago and it has started after that.

Probably nothing: The color of poo is related to how the colorizer, the deep green bile, is modified as it travels to the exit.When you introduce new food items, the breakdown products will stain differently and some may retain the super dark green color while others transition thru green/yellow to brown. I can't think of anything bad this would represent. ...Read more

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Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Loose stool: It is fine if the stool is not watery but just loose. Younger babies can have a bowel movement each time they eat. As long as the baby is urinating and not having any other symptoms, this is probably normal. ...Read more

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How many times per day should infant pass stool?

How many times per day should infant pass stool?

How fed ????: A breast fed infant may stool a bit every feeding or an overflow diaper once a week. If it is soft it is not constipation. If formula fed, the pattern is more likely to be a few daily or at least every other day. If stools are soft & baby feeds well & plays, there is no reason to be concerned. If a poor feeder & not wetting diapers at least every 6 hours, i would have her checked. ...Read more

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6 month baby with hard time passing stool , whats the best thing to do to make it better ?

6 month baby with hard time passing stool , whats the best thing to do to make it better ?

Fiber and water: Increasing fiber intake combined with adequate free water is the basis of constipation prevention, furthered by avoiding binding foods including dairy, bananas, starches, etc. Small amounts of fruit juices daily may also help. Lactulose is available by Rx for children. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more