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Bowel Movement (Definition)

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Is it normal for 11 weeks old baby have a green-yellow seedy poop?

Is it normal for 11 weeks old baby have a green-yellow seedy poop?

Absolutely!: The color is perfectly normal. What you don't want to see is white, grey or very light tan color (acholic stool). This would indicate a problem with flow of bile from the liver to the intestines. ...Read more

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Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Is green poop normal in a breastfed newborn?

Green is OK: Poo can run the color spectrum from very dark green thru lighter greens to yellows then brown.It all depends on the action of gut germs that convert the very dark bile to lighter shades over time. Geen = less time in the system. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a toddler to have yellow poop?

Is it normal for a toddler to have yellow poop?

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

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Is it normal for a 5 week old baby to have blue stools?

Is it normal for a 5 week old baby to have blue stools?

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

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Is green stool normal for 2 month old baby?

Is green stool normal for 2 month old baby?

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 more

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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?

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

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Is a newborn having green stool bad?

Is a newborn having green stool bad?

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

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Baby of 3months old..having green colour stool... formed consistancy no smell... a febrile..active ... intake good..... what is this..?

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

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My 28 days baby is having pale green poop? Is this normal?

My 28 days baby is having pale green poop? Is this normal?

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 more

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Is it normal for a 9 month old baby to have hiccups?

Is it normal for a 9 month old baby to have hiccups?

Yes usually: Many children and infants have hiccups and they usually resolve within 24 hours. Ensure that the baby is breathing normally and that he has no fever. At nine months, many offices will offer a well child check and you can follow up then. ...Read more

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4months old baby passing stool in green colour and foam like consistency,4times aday .Is it normal?

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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Is it normal for a 2 week old to pass foul smelling bowels?

It can be: Depending on what the baby is eating. Formula fed infant stool has a stronger odor than breast fed. Soy milk formula causes more allergy and intolerance than cow's milk formula. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a two year old has "seedy" runny poop but is eating and drinking normally?

What does it mean when a two year old has "seedy" runny poop but is eating and drinking normally?

Nothing special: A kids poo reflects his/her diet & the way his/her intestines process it. Runny/seedy poo reflects less moisture absorbed from the mix before it exits.It has no significance by itself. ...Read more

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