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How many times per day should my baby poop?

How many times per day should my baby poop?

Depends: P.S. All babies tend to strain rather dramatically with stools at some point, probably because their brain is working hard to coordinate their intestinal muscles (which are still weak) and nerves. Plus they are laying flat most of the time, so they don't have help from gravity. As long as their stools are soft, the crying, pulling up of legs, turning red is normal and won't last forever. ...Read more

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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 a day should my breastfed baby poop?

How many times a day should my breastfed baby poop?

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 more

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How many times per day should I feel my baby move?

How many times per day should I feel my baby move?

This varies: A quick and simple fetal kick count method is to focus on counting for up to 2 hours and tallying 10 movements in that period. '10 movements in 2 hours'. Babies move throughout the day, with movement peaking at night. The quality of that movement changes as the baby grows and periods of rest also change. ...Read more

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How many times per day should I have my baby do "tummy time"?

How many times per day should I have my baby do "tummy time"?

Often as can: As often as you can while awake. Start with 2-3 minutes aftwr each diaper change to remind yourself. Get down with baby to look at you and/or toys. Increase time and frequency as baby gets stronger. ...Read more

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How many times per day should I breastfeed?

How many times per day should I breastfeed?

On demand: 8-12 times a day(which doesn't mean every 2-3 hours as is sometimes said), but many infants feed much more than that, since breastfeeding is so much more than food. If it seems that you are feeding all the time in those first few weeks, you may be and that can be perfectly normal if the baby is passing lots of stool. Enjoy the time with the baby. The feedings space out over time. ...Read more

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How many times per day should I feel my baby kick?

How many times per day should I feel my baby kick?

5 kicks per hour: After 28 weeks or so most patients report 5 movements per hour when they are doing "kick counts." to do kick counts correctly you should be lying down in a quiet place without distractions like the tv. This way you can focus on feeling the movements. ...Read more

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How times per day should I give my baby a bath?

How times per day should I give my baby a bath?

Every 2-3 days: Babies dont need daily baths. They dont produce body odor likes adult. Once every 2-3 days is fine. ...Read more

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How many times per day is it necessary to burp my baby?

Baby burps: If your baby is a "gulper" when she eats or if she has had a spell where she cried alot, she has swallowed more air and needs more frequent burping. There is not an exact right number of times, but remember, air that doesn't come up as a burp comes out the other end as - well, you know what! ...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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How many times per day do I need to bathe my baby?

How many times per day do I need to bathe my baby?

Think 2-3 per week: Babies do not need daily baths. In fact, daily bathing can dry out babies' delicate skin. Instead, i would aim for two to three baths weekly. As long as a baby's diaper area is thoroughly cleaned during diaper changes, they really don't need more than this. You can gently clean in any skin folds with a warm washcloth as needed on non bath days. ...Read more

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How many times should I eat per day?

How many times should I eat per day?

Depends: Ideally we should eat when we're hungry, but social norms have centered around 3 meals (or 4 in some countries) within less than a 12-hour period. Many people benefit from eating 4-6 "mini meals" a day to prevent low blood sugar or help control sugar or because they've had surgical procedures to limit size of stomach or for tumors. If you have medical condition, ask your doc about this. ...Read more

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How many times a day should I feed my 8 month old solids?

How many times a day should I feed my 8 month old solids?

3: Your baby can have 3 meals a day. Try to get 4 tbsp of cereal, 4 tbsp veggies, 4 tbsp of fruit and 1 tbsp of meat or protein each day. ...Read more

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How many times a day should I pee?

How many times a day should I pee?

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 more

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How many times per day should my baby eat, and how should I deal with any feeding problems?

How many times per day should my baby eat, and how should I deal with any feeding problems?

Weight gain is key: Feeding patterns of infants vary with age, and from one baby to another. The bottom line is that growth/weight gain should be adequate, and the baby should appear well nourished, happy, and active. As far as any feeding problems, that can mean many different things, and i'd be happy to hear about specific questions or challenges you are encountering. ...Read more

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I started feeding my 6 months baby. Shall i reduce the amount of milk intake now that shes feeding? How many times shall i feed her per day

I started feeding my 6 months baby. Shall i reduce the amount of milk intake now that shes feeding? How many times shall i feed her per day

Let baby sort it out: The addition of solids to the diet is not meant to displace the nutrition of breast milk or formula. It is a way to teach a kid to transition to a new feeding source.The value is in learning to handle textures and swallow a different type of feed.Offer your pastey food at the beginning of the feed and when baby has had a reasonable training session, follow with the milk.She'll sort it out. ...Read more

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How many times a day are 2 month old babies suppose to be eating..? & how many ounces in every feeding. -formula

How many times a day are 2 month old babies suppose to be eating..? & how many ounces in every feeding. -formula

Depends on the weigh: 2month old babies need to be fed six to eight times a day about3to4 ozs of feeding at a time total milk in 24 hours average two and a half oz per lb of babies weigt so an 8 lbs baby should be drinking 20 oz of feeding in 24 hour. ...Read more

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How much solids must a 7 month baby have? And how many times a day?

How much solids must a 7 month baby have? And how many times a day?

Training baby: The goal of introducing solids is to help baby learn a new feeding method & transition them to the table.A simple rice cereal made up as a paste is a good starter food. Gradually introducing one new food every few days to a week, allows you to monitor food reactions volume and frequency are less important than a pleasent feed.Bm or formula should remain the basic nutrition source. ...Read more

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Feces (Definition)

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