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How Often Should A 3 Month Old Poop
Varies: Baby food will usually alter the stooling pattern based on the items involved.Some items;applesauce, rice cerreal, bananas tend to slow baby down while peaches, pears, prunes speed them up. If baby is skipping days a reduction in the volume of the solids can increase stooling. Solids this young are meant to teach baby to handle solid foods, not replace the nutrition in breast of formula. ...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
Everything's allrigh: Infants are all different and stooling depends upon many factors including those that we do not control. As long as baby does not get distended or vomit every feed there is no need to worry. Especially if infant feeds well. Please make sure to visit Pediatrician in scheduled appointments. Don't think you need to worry for now. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 17 day old baby who started drinking formula 3 days ago is a bit constipated. What should I do for her to have a bowel movement?
Infant stools: infants gave irregular bowel habits. If the infant stools are not hard, you probably don't need to do anything. If they are hard make sure you are making the formula properly. Don't add syrups or honey to the formula. Consider changing formula types. Try giving a little extra water during the day. If you are thinking of using suppositories check your baby's weight with the doctor first. ...Read more
Newborn: All you have to worry about is 1) no BM and frequent diarrhea otherwise small amounts of loosish stool fairly frequently is fine. Typically the consistency of paste. Urination is frequent and small amounts typically. Feed him when he is hungry and you should be fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It depends....: The amount of milk an infant should be taking at any particular age depends on several things: sex, gestational age and weight at birth, type of milk being offered (breast, standard formula, increased calorie formula), underlying medical conditions, frequency of feeding, etc. On average, a healthy term 3 month old usually takes 3-4 oz every 4 hours. ...Read more
How many times a 3 month old should poo? My girl goes once a day.Is this normal?she was going 3 to 4 times before. Her urine output is 10 to15 times
Considerable variatn: A breast fed kid may poo a small smear every feed or a cradle full once a week and still be within the normal range. Formula babies tend to poo no less than daily, and all tend to slow some if you begin adding cereals or other foods. Voiding at least every 4 hours assures good hydration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I be feeding my 10 month old daughter? How many ounces of formula should she get a day? How much baby food a day
How often should my 10 month old have a bowel movement? She is breastfed. She goes about once every three days. Just concerned!
Is it normal for a 4 weeks old baby to have poop right after his bottle milk? He almost have 10 or more dirty diaper a day now?
Depends: A breast fed baby can have a small smear of poo with every feed or a giant blowout once every week.Normal volume is about 1/2 cup/day at 4wks. See the dr if concerned. ...Read more
How often does a 3 week old baby should be having a bowel movement? Is one time a day okay, should I be worried?
How long should my 3 month old (exclusively breast fed) go without pooping before it's a cause for concern?
Ask Dr. if 3-4 days: If a baby is eagerly and happily breastfeeding each day, if he has no tummy aches nor bloating, and if his poops are quite soft, then it is ok for him to poop only once every few days. He is digesting all the breastmilk, and using almost all of it to maintain and grow his body (leaving very little solid material to make poop). The water in the milk is absorbed and later urinated out as pee. ...Read more
I have a 7months old baby has a constipation for 3 months sometimes a hard feces he feeds normally what kind of food making his condition better ?
How many times should a 3 months old should wet a diaper for it not to be considered dehydration? My baby has RSV with some vomit and diarrea.
3 Times a day: Be sure your baby has at least one wet diaper every 8 hours or so during the illness. Sometimes, putting a little cotton ball in the diaper is useful, so you can see that there is a little urine in there. If he goes longer than this, see his ped's for a followup. You can even try syringe feeds if he is short of breath, this can help keep the fluids in him while he's recovering. Best of luck ...Read more
My 8 month old baby is having hard time to pass a stool for almost 3 days. What should I do? Please help.
More Fiber: If your baby is not uncomfortable try increasing the fiber with apples, prunes, leafy vegetables. Stay away from starchy foods that may make the stools firmer. Increase her fluids. If the baby is uncomfortable glycerin suppository may help to pass a hard stool. If the pain persist then consult your doctor ...Read more
My 3 month old baby is exclusively breastfed. he was pooping every 1-3 days now it's once a week and very thick like toothpaste? Is this okay? Causes?
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