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How Often Should A 3 Month Old Poop
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
My nephew is a 3 month old who is mainly breastfed but supplemented with formula. He only poops about once a week is that normal?
I have a 3 month old She was having green/yellow poop. For the past 6 days she's been having diaherra and now it's white/green should I be worried?
My formula fed 3 month old hasn't pooped in 2 days. She normally poops at least two times a day, and her stools are soft but thick.
My 3 month old only poops maybe once a day or day and a half.. Is that ok? She's not in pain or anything just checking..
My 3 month old daughter isnt pooping everyday like I think she should. When she was born she was going at least 3 times pooping. Should I be worried?
Probably not: How often a baby poops changes in the first few months of life. At first they go frequently almost every time they eat and then it decreases to 1 to 4 times per day in the first year. If she is on formula or you have recently switched this may cause less pooping Look for signs that she is straining to go and also at her belly to see if it looks bloated. If she were to start vomiting see a doctor ...Read more
Food intolerence: or infection have his stool tested for gramstain and culture the most important issue is formula.maybe he has milk formula intolerance and if you are breast feeding it could be intolerence to what you are eating it is important that baby be monitored closely by your physician because brain growth which is very active in the first year can get affected if baby,s growth is not taken care of ...Read more
3 month old pooping once a day dark green being formula fed along with breastfeeding is this normal?
My 3 month old keeps pooping and won't eat. She doesn't show signs that her stomach is hurting. What could be wrong?
Hard to tell: Babies can have a soft or loose bowel movement every feeding, or a couple of times a day, and still be normal. If she's not eating, check with her doctor to find out if she is sick. What milk is she taking? Has there been any change? Any fever. Baby's don't always show obvious signs of illness, but a change in eating or sleeping should be checked out. ...Read more
My 3 month old who is breastfed only poops once every 5 days and by the last couple days she is so uncomfortable, what can I do to fix it or help her?
Breast feeds: 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. Babies fuss for a lot of reasons including gas, so irregularity is not always the cause. 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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