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Is it normal that my baby only feeds twice a day?

Is it normal that my baby only feeds twice a day?

How old you baby is?: Babies eat every 2 to 3 hours as they need nutrient for their fast growth. ...Read more

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My lil one is ten days old he wets his diaper a lot but poops only once or twice a day is it normal? He feeds on breast milk and once or twice formula

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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My lil one is ten days old he wets his diaper a lot but poops only once or twice a day is it normal? He feeds on breast milk and once or twice formula

Newborn BM: it is quite normal for a newborn or infant feeding with breast milk to have from one up to multiple BMs a day. So long as the stool looks normal, has no mucous, or blood tinged, not watery and the baby is gaining weight and looks healthy and vigorous then everything is OK ...Read more

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If baby poo once a day when he is a week old, is it alright?

If baby poo once a day when he is a week old, is it alright?

Yes it is: It is alright as long as baby is feeding well and is not crancky and the stools are normal looking ...Read more

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My six month baby not poop for a week is that normal ?

My six month baby not poop for a week is that normal ?

It can be: Some babies do not have bowel movements every day if they are breast feeding. If your baby is comfortable, not fussy, and hasn't been having hard poops, you can just watch him. If he is uncomfortable, you can try doing a rectal temperature- gently put the thermometer in- it may stimulate him to poop. If you are concerned, see your baby's doctor. ...Read more

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My baby has a watery pooping. The colour is normal, she poops once in a day but it is watery. What could it be?

My baby has a watery pooping. The colour is normal, she poops once in a day but it is watery. What could it be?

Normal variant: If your baby is healthy, eats well , on breast milk, not loosing weight, it might be a normal variant. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my baby never wants to feed for more than a couple of minutes at a time?

Is it normal that my baby never wants to feed for more than a couple of minutes at a time?

Yes: This can be a yes & no. Some see this behavior in babies with a poor latch during breast feeding. There are various personalities described for bf babies that include the "gourmet" that plays with the feed initially before settling, i guess that is preferred over the barracuda.In any case i would consult with your physician or lactation specalist if this is causing problems. ...Read more

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My 1 week old baby has plenty of wet diapers through the day but just one poop/day. Is this a cause for worry?

My 1 week old baby has plenty of wet diapers through the day but just one poop/day. Is this a cause for worry?

Normal...: No need to worry - this is normal. It is even normal to stool just once every few days... ...Read more

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My cusin gets period twice a month and she is only 15...Is it normal?

My cusin  gets period twice a month and she is only 15...Is it normal?

Yes : Very common for younger women to have irregular periods. However, if this is constant she needs to see her dr to check for anemia and also possible treatment of the double bleeding. ...Read more

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How often is it to breast feed a two month old baby? Is it bad that she eats alot?

How often is it to breast feed a two month old baby?  Is it bad that she eats alot?

Breastfeeding: at 2 months of age, breastfed babies typically still eat 8-10 times per day. Sometimes they will want to feed more often. If you have your baby's 2 month appointment coming up, that is a great time to go over feeding and schedules. Good luck! Keep breastfeeding! It's best for the baby! ...Read more

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My baby hasn't pooped is this normal it's only been a day and a half but she was pooping every day before now... I have changed her to powder formula?

My baby hasn't pooped is this normal it's only been a day and a half but she was pooping every day before now... I have changed her to powder formula?

Possibly: Any change in a babies diet can effect the frequency and or consistency of stool. If it remains soft when she does eventually go, it may just be getting acclimated to the change. If hard, a few other changes may be needed.Discuss it with her doc. ...Read more

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Hi, My baby is now 1 year old and poops after every meal/drink (almost 5 times a day) the consistency of the poo is normal. Is it normal?

Hi, My baby is now 1 year old and poops after every meal/drink (almost 5 times a day) the consistency of the poo is normal. Is it normal?

Can be: There is a basic process called the gastrocolic reflex.It is a wave of stimulation that sends a "move on" message to our gut after we take a volume of material into our stomach.The reflex may or may not trigger an emptying, but it is part of normal digestive action. You possibly reduce the frequency of emptying by adding some cereals or bananas to the diet.Plums/prunes/apple juice give more stools ...Read more

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Is it normal for my newborn to get the hiccups about five times a day? She was premie.

Is it normal for my newborn to get the hiccups about five times a day? She was premie.

Hiccups: Hiccups in the newborn is completely normal, no need to worry. Iit will get better as she grows up! It does not bother the babies as much as it bothers us. As soon as they fall asleep it goes away! ...Read more

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My baby used to poop once every day now she poops one day and the next one she doesn't she's only formula fed and she's 3 months is this normal?

My baby used to poop once every day now she poops one day and the next one she doesn't she's only formula fed and she's 3 months is this normal?

Yes: This is normal, as long as the stool is soft. Babies develop their own patterns. Some babies go days between bowel movements. If the stool is soft, she is feeding well and growing....this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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If a baby coughs once a day is it something to worry about? My baby usually coughs once a day especially during or after feeding.

If a baby coughs once a day is it something to worry about? My baby usually coughs once a day especially during or after feeding.

Usually no concern: Occasional coughing in a baby is not of concern. However if the cough is persistent or continues or if the baby coughs only during feeds needs to be evaluated for reflux and other causes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a period twice in one month.

Is it normal to have a period twice in one month.

Depends: Normal periods come every 21-35 days. You ovaries do not follow a calendar. They do not know what day, week or month it is. Periods do not come once per month. They come every 21-35 days. Any relationship to an actual calendar is purely coincidental. If your periods come every 24 days for example then sometimes you will have them twice a month. ...Read more

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My 14 week old is pooping up to 15 times a day is this normal?

My 14 week old is pooping up to 15 times a day is this normal?

Seems a little: Excessive and could indicate a few things. I would discuss with your child's pediatrician. ...Read more