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Is Green Poop Normal For A Baby
Can be: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown depending on the influences of various factors in the intestines. Rapid transit thru the system, as may occur with diarrhea or breast feeding may have a greenish yellow or yellow appearance. The slower, more likely browner. ...Read more
Is it normal for a two month old breastfed baby to have jelly like stool that is yellow or orangish? He urinates stools regularly.
Breastfed: Yes he can have jelly like stools as a breast fed baby ...Read more
No, not blue: Babies do not normally have blue stools. The stools are usually yellow or yellow-green. Blue would be odd, so a parent can take a fresh diaper with the blue stool to the doctor to look at. The doctor will want to know if the baby is happy, what the baby is eating, and whether or not the blue color occurs with 2 different brands of diapers. ...Read more
7 week old breastfed babies poop is bright green and has a unusual smell? Is this normal or should it be cause of concern?
Infants : This is totally normal and you should stop worrying. ...Read more
Bile: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. I'd ignore the whole issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breastfeeding my 2nd child who is a week old and her poop smells pretty bad. Poop looks normal, yellow. Is the reason for a bed smell?
Prob Normal: Breastfed babies normal stool are usually yellow ; pasty in consistency, ; often malodorous. Babies have limited gut microbes at birth. Babies born vaginally acquire good healthy microbes/bacteria during birth from birth canal that those born by c-section miss. Breastfed babies acquire good microbes from mom's from nursing. Odor of stool commonly comes from breakdown by gut microbes. ...Read more
No: A stools color is generally due to the bile added to the poo as it travels through the digestive process. If it moves through quickly, it is more likely a shade of bilious green, slower a yellow & if it has time for gut bacteria to change it further it will be a brown. Baby poo is expected to range well within this green to brown color palate. ...Read more
Baby of 3months old..having green colour stool... formed consistancy no smell... a febrile..active ... intake good..... what is this..?
Green is OK!: Baby poop is lots of different colors and can change from day to day for any baby. Amount of bile output varies. One day brown, one day yellow, one green. The worrisome colors are dark black after the first few days of life (cuz your first poop is blackish meconium), red poop or pure white poop. as his digestive tract matures, consistency will also vary. And yes, baby poop may or may not stink! ...Read more
Pretty common: The greenish color in stool is the breakdown product of the bile when it has not been in the gut long enough to go through a change to yellowish or brown. It is normal as is the loose consistency. Some digested material will take on a darker tint than others & the germs in the gut will also impact the final product. If whitish, I would have baby checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Probably not a problem. Especially if no other concern. ...Read more
Yes: It has no particular meaning.It is normal. ...Read more
4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?
Stools in 4mo old: Green stools in a 4 mo old, 4 times a day can be pretty normal. Especially if you are starting to introduce new foods or if the baby is on medication. The consistency can change too from pasty to more formed (like adults-they can smell just as bad too). Beware though! If you see blood in the stools see your child's pediatrician. ...Read more
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