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How Many Times Should A 10 Months Baby Poop A Day
My baby 10 month old baby passing out 5 t 6 times stool a day from last 15 days is it normal? Stool is soft and various colors
Observation: Your 10 month old baby has more frequent stools for 15 days. Your baby's stool is "soft and various colors". Changes in stool patterns in infants have numerous causes such as introducing new foods and infections. Minor viral head colds can also be responsible. The absence of fever, a good appetite, and lack of irritability is a good sign. See your doctor if fever or persistence beyond 3 weeks. ...Read more
My 10 month old baby passing out stool 5 to 6 times a day. Is it normal? Stool is soft sometimes yellow sometimes green?
How fed????: Breast fed infants may stool a every feeding or 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.Stool color varies thru greens-yellow-brown ...Read more
My 10 month old baby pass the stool 6-8 times in a day from past few days n poo is not runny its just normal. What should I do.?
My 10 month old baby. Poo 5 to 6 times in a day with foul smell also his poo is little watery and starchy, he is teething also. What food sud I give?
BRAT diet: We generally recommend the 'BRAT' diet for people with diarrhea, as it contains foods which help bind the stools. Things like Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast, plain chicken, pastas, etc. Electrolyte solutions such as Pedialyte help prevent dehydration and are better than sugary sodas or juices, which can make diarrhea worse. Some people need to avoid dairy while they are having loose stools. ...Read more
My 10 month old is pooping 3-4 times a day which is sometimes little greenish and runny. Is it normal?
10 month old poops 4-5 times a day and her stool is watery. She's formula fed and takes cerelac maize cereal. No temperature.
Intolerance: Watery stools are sometimes a sign of difficulty processing the feed. A frequent cause is the lactose sugar in most traditional formulas. A scorch like diaper rash is often present. Substitution with a lactose free formula may solve the problem within 3-4 days. Other agents like juices can also do it. Discuss with the kids doc at a regular checkup. ...Read more
Depends on diet...Typically 1-2 a day is "normal". It can be more if the diet has a lot of fruit juices or fruits.
If a 10 month old has more than 4-5 a day look at diet first. And what is quality f poop? Is it formed? Soft? Runny? If you have concerns, you will benefit form a visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more
My 10 month old baby been vomiting for 3 days just out of no where her poop is also watery & color baige?
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
My baby is 10 month old n he is teething he is not eating anything only breastmilk, when he do a pee he do little poo with that.
Poo: As he is not eating much he is therefore not pooing much ...Read more
I have 10 months baby whenever eats somthing it doesn't digest it ad he does green stool his stool tests also says bacteria flora present and epithelia?
Can be normal: There are foods that babies do not digest fully- corn is one. Raisins and carrots also tend to come out undigested. I am not clear about the test results.. Bacteria flora can be normal bacteria that belong in the gut or bacterial overgrowth that isn't normal. Probiotics can be helpful. Pay attention to diet. Dairy can be very aggravating to children's intestines. A GI specialist may be helpful. ...Read more
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
Probably yes: Keep an eye on your child's stools, one unusual poop does not mean there is a problem. If he has persistently colorless (acholic) greyish/white stools then tell someone about this, probably his regular doctor ...Read more
Related to diet:
Hi. Welcome! Dr. Ivy Fisher with healthtap.
If no other symptoms exists and doing fine
the gas smell could be dietary, what the baby is eating.
Look for emesis, diarrhea, bloody stools or fever.
I assume no accidental ingestion has occurred as well.
If you need further advice/f/u, don't hesitate to make
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My 10 month old's poop was white and clay-like. Should I be alarmed? He's consumed only yogurt and breast milk since he came down with a stomach big.
What to do for infant 5 weeks who is constipated. Breast fed with rice cereal in pumped milk for reflux, also on Zantac (ranitidine) two times daily. Has not had bowel movement in two days and is very fussy
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 go more often, generally 1-3 times/day.. ...Read more
My 7 wk old baby just started having yellowish, seedy poop. She has had 5 a day for the last 3 days. Is this normal or a concern in formula fed babies?
Perfectly normal: Stools vary in consistency and frequency in this age group! ...Read more
Is constipation in babies normal? My 1 month old girl has constipation and doesn't poop every day and her stomach feels hard?
What is constipation: In a one month breast fed baby no poop for a few days is normal as long as the poop in not hard. Babies in the first month or so have frequents pooh so this change to less frequent pooh causes much worry but is normal regardless on apparent straining. At this age babies also have periods of unexplained crying which sometimes are attributed to gas or trouble with pooh. This is not the case! ...Read more
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris. It starts out a deep green & changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile. Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read more
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
Something in pooh: If the baby is growing and thriving there is nothing to worry about. If not these could represent poor absorption of fat and require a visit to your pediatrician. Baby's pooh can look strange and depends on diet. Changes in the look of the pooh is to be expected with introduction to various solid foods around six months. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Unless there is reason to test it it will go in the trash. A past history of drug abuse by a mother, protective service surveillance, or babies with withdrawal symptoms would all prompt such a study. Hospitals do make sure babies have had their first poop before going home. ...Read more
Poop Colors: The color of stool is not usually concerning, as it reflects a lot of things we eat. Dark black, red or white stools are the only colors that are worrisome. ...Read more
What happens if an infant accidentally gets a small amount of her own poop in her mouth? Do infants have e.coli in their feces?
My 1 month NB is doing poop with mucus is that normal for breastfeed babies? It's yellow with seeds but it does have some mucus on it.
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