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Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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My one month baby doesn't poop , i give him suppository for him to make , i only nurse him , is it normal for him not to poop ?

My one month baby doesn't poop , i give him suppository for him to make , i only nurse him , is it normal for him not to poop ?

Normal 4 some: Your typical breast fed baby can have a little poo smear every feeding or one giant blowout every 7-10 days. If soft, i don't consider it constipation.Wetting every 6 hours or more & feeding vigorously are signs of good basic health. All babies pull legs & arms in when fussing as a reflex.Grunting is normal, they have no social graces. ...Read more

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3 months old infant.. Recently changed formula from 'novalac' to 'NAN' pooping continuously after every fed. Is it normal?

3 months old infant.. Recently changed formula from 'novalac' to 'NAN' pooping continuously after every fed. Is it normal?

Common: In infants it is common for them to have a bowel movement after each feed. Most important is to see if the child is behaving and responding well. If baby is sucking well, feeding well, has no vomiting, smiles and is active, there is no cause for concern. But if you remain worried take the baby to a pediatrician to have the baby checked. ...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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Why did my 3 1/2 mo old breast fed babies poop smell different (almost a medicinal smell!) when on erythromycin eye ointment for eye infection?

Why did my 3 1/2 mo old breast fed babies poop smell different (almost a medicinal smell!) when on erythromycin eye ointment for eye infection?

Hard to say: This could be a situation where antibiotic somehow got on the baby's hand and made its way into the GI tract, OR, possibly something you are eating in your diet could be affecting the poop. The only thing that will prove what caused this is whether the funny poop smell is gone after the eye treatment is stopped for a week or so... ...Read more

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I gave one suppository for which my baby pooped very very little stool along with the suppository , so i gave another one after 10 min.. she dint go p?

I gave one suppository for which my baby pooped very very little stool along with the suppository , so i gave another one after 10 min.. she dint go p?

Not uncommon- needs: a pediatric examination. Please have the baby checked and examined. Usually 1-2 glycerin suppositories should initiate a bowel movement. Try small sips of prune juice; however,don't keep inserting suppositories. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more