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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

Bowel Movement (Definition)

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


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Is creamy like peanut butter poop normal for 3 month old baby who hasn't pooped in a week but normally does every other day & more loose?

Is creamy like peanut butter poop normal for 3 month old baby who hasn't pooped in a week but normally does every other day & more loose?

Probably OK: It is not unusual for babies to have change in stool pattern as they grow. . Also, it is normal for breastfed babies to have longer periods of time with no stools. Breast milk is the perfect baby food, thus there is less "waste" so to speak. If the baby's stomach is not distended, and he has a large soft stool infrequently this is not constipation requiring intervention. OK if bottle fed too. ...Read more

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3 month old baby change in bowel movement suddenly. ...The color is yellowish and seedy. He is pooping after every feeding but just a little. Formula?

3 month old baby change in bowel movement suddenly. ...The color is yellowish and seedy. He is pooping after every feeding but just a little. Formula?

Infant stools: Yellow, seedy, nonbloody stools are normal in a formula fed infant. Changing from breast to formula, or changing from one formula to another can cause changes in stool frequency and appearance. Sudden changes in stools, if associated with irritability, bloody stools, vomiting, lethargy or any other symptom of illness should be evaluated prompty. ...Read more

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My 3 month old baby had colic. We switched over to similac total comfort (from morinaga bf1).now her poop is dark green having mucous.help plz?

My 3 month old baby had colic. We switched over to similac total comfort (from morinaga bf1).now her poop is dark green having mucous.help plz?

Green poo: The poo is colored by bile added during digestion.It starts out dark green and transitions through yellows to brown over time.Green poo just means the material is moving through faster. If the kid seems to be better on the comfort, stay with it. ...Read more

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What are the stool's characteristics of a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

What are the  stool's characteristics of  a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

Varies some: Most develop regular stooling at a frequency of 1 or more daily.Color varies through shades of green to yellow to brown. ...Read more

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What should my 3 month old baby's stool look like if they are healthy?

What should my 3 month old baby's stool look like if they are healthy?

Normal stools: in breast fed babies is usually loose and mustard colored. Formula fed stools are yellow and seedy. The presence of mucous is occasionally normal, but blood or large amounts of mucous is not. ...Read more

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What should my 3 month old baby's stool look like if they are healthy?

What should my 3 month old baby's stool look like if they are healthy?

Normal stools: in breast fed babies is usually loose and mustard colored. Formula fed stools are yellow and seedy. The presence of mucous is occasionally normal, but blood or large amounts of mucous is not. ...Read more

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My 3 month old baby occationally has slice of blood in her poo. It happens once per week. Do you know what it is and what I should do? Thanks.

My 3 month old baby occationally has slice of blood in her poo. It happens once per week. Do you know what it is and what I should do? Thanks.

.: If stool has streak of blood and stool appears hard too, it may be fissure - small tear of mucosa in the anal passage. Give 2 oz prune juice or water to soften stool. If more blood or blood with soft stool see doctor. ...Read more

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3 month old baby with elevated WBC in stool, but negative for bacteria. Waiting to see GI. What could it be? Food issues? Something chronic?

3 month old baby with elevated WBC in stool, but negative for bacteria. Waiting to see GI. What could it be? Food issues? Something chronic?

Need more info: it could be nothing if it's only the concern and no other symptoms. repeat the test later to see if it's resolved. the most importantly if the child is clinically well, no temp, feeding and passing stool normally and gaining weight. Best! ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

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