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How Many Times A Week Should A Toddler Poop
At least twice: I recommend brushing your child's teeth at least twice daily for two minutes. As they get used to having this, allow them to do part of the brushing, then go back and help them with what they may have missed. This gets them involved with their own care and lets you supervise until better hand motor skills develop! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: The frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to the next. The key thing to ask yourself would be whether there is a change in your usual pattern and whether it is smooth and comfortable. The average range is 3 x/day to 3 x/week for both men and women. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on situation: A newborn must first pass the dark sticky meconium stool ; this starts day one or is abnormal.Once it clears, if baby is breast fed they may stool a little smear every feeding or one big crib full once a week. Breast milk is so well digested that it may not leave much behind for poo. If it is soft, the frequency of stooling is not important.Formula babies go more often. ...Read more
Depends on situation: If baby is breast fed they may stool a little smear every feeding or one big crib full once a week. Breast milk is so well digested that it may not leave much behind for poo. If it is soft, the frequency of stooling is not important.Formula babies usually end up with a daily or twice daily pattern. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
3 - 4: A young breastfed baby usually poops after every feeding or after every-other feeding (averaging 3-4 poops a day). As the weeks go by, babies tend to poop less often, some twice a day while others once every-other day. As long as a baby is normal in eating, growth, and development; and does not have constipation, bloating, or tummy aches; then the number of poops per day is not very important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interesting question: At 2 wks, a kid does not make bo or run thru mud.S/he can often be cleaned with localized sponging. If you avoid lotions (they attract dust and sour), a bath 2-3x/wk in tepid water is more than adequate for most infants. More frequent bathing may remove normal body oils and increase flaking and dryness. ...Read more
Depends: More than three per day, or fewer than one every three days, or if they are difficult, suggests a problem. Beyond this, everything you'll be told is folklore / superstition. ...Read more
Varies a lot.: Some people have several bowel movements per day, and others have one or two per week! with respect to urination, this varies too. Your urine should be clear like water, or pale yellow. If it is dark or concentrated, you need to be drinking more fluids! if you are thirsty, it's likely that your body is signalling that you need more water. Hope this helps. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Every other day: Wild alaskan salmon is a powerhouse of nutrients. It contains omega-3 fatty acids, protein, vitamin b12, vitamin d, coq10, phospatidylcholine, and astathanxin. It is ideal to consume it every other day for optimal benefit. Stick to wild alaskan for least contaminated form. ...Read more
Depends.........: "normal" depends on the individual. If you normally urinate 6 times a day, then that is normal for you. In another person, 6 times a day may be abnormal if they usually urinate 3 times a day. If you notice a change in frequency from your "normal, " consult your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't use: Studies show that there is no clinical proof that gripe water has any beneficial effects for infants. I would not use it at all. ...Read more
Highly variable...: We should not put a fix number on everything such as 8 glasses of water a day, sleep 8 hrs a night, work 8 hrs a day, etc. Also, according to aua, if someone voids >8 times in 24 hrs, it means she/he has urinary frequency. That's nuts. But on average healthy one, an adult may void 3-6 times a day with a volume of 200-500 cc each time in 8-15 seconds. More? Go to www.Formefirst.Com best... ...Read more
Breast or formula ?: Breast fed infants can go a little every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If it is soft when they go i don't worry about it. Formula fed babies usually have a more predictable pattern of daily stools. If stools are getting hard, i often try full strength prune juice, 1oz once or more/d.Takes about 3d to get things moving. ...Read more
Stools vary as peopl: 40 year old female asks, How many times a week should the average adult pass stool? As all humans are individuals so the stooling of each person is different, depending on Diet/ exercise/ body weight/stress level/and more. In general one should stool once daily but this could range from as many as 3 times/ day to as little as 2 or 3 times a week. Bottom line one shouldknow what normal is for one. ...Read more
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