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Doctor insights on: Why Is My 4 Month Baby Pooping 10 Times A Day

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Is it normal for a 4 month old breast fed baby to poop 6 or more times a day?

Is it normal for a 4 month old breast fed baby to poop 6 or more times a day?

Breast fed babies: Yes. Breast milk is somewhat of a natural laxative, therefore it is very common for babies that are exclusively breast fed to poop with every feeding. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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How many times do 2 month old babies need to do poop a day?

How many times do 2 month old babies need to do poop a day?

Multiple: Some depends on whether the baby is breast fed or bottle fed but most babies stool 1 to 7or 8 times per day. Some can even skip several days> most important is the consistency not the frequency. Babies should have soft to watery stools not hard little balls of stool. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby did not poop for the past 2 days is that normal? She is breastfed only

My 4 month baby did not poop for the past 2 days is that normal? She is breastfed only

Normal: Many breastfed infants will go days in between stools as they are able to digest that wonderful breast milk so completely that they don't have a lot of leftover to make lots of stool. If your baby's poops are soft/runny when she does have them, you have absolutely nothing to worry about. Keep up the great feeding routine! ...Read more

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4 month old baby afraid to poop?

4 month old baby afraid to poop?

Other causes: A four month old does not have bowel control where he is afraid to poop. You dont mention it, but if you are breast feeding an infant can go as long as a week without pooping and is within the realm of normality. If he is on f ormula he maybe constipated by too much formula. ...Read more

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How many times per day should infant pass stool?

How many times per day should infant pass stool?

How fed ????: A breast fed infant may stool a bit every feeding or an overflow diaper once a week. If it is soft it is not constipation. If formula fed, the pattern is more likely to be a few daily or at least every other day. If stools are soft & baby feeds well & plays, there is no reason to be concerned. If a poor feeder & not wetting diapers at least every 6 hours, i would have her checked. ...Read more

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Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Loose stool: It is fine if the stool is not watery but just loose. Younger babies can have a bowel movement each time they eat. As long as the baby is urinating and not having any other symptoms, this is probably normal. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby having green potty for last 2.5 months. E-coli in stool culture test. Doc says need not to worry & refused to give medicine.Is it nrml?

My 4 month baby having green potty for last 2.5 months. E-coli in stool culture test. Doc says need not to worry & refused to give medicine.Is it nrml?

Normal flora: E. Coli is to be expected in the babys stool the green is due to the iron which is the formula you doctor is right nothing to treat and nothing to worry about except your angst. ...Read more

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4 month old baby with pus cell 25-30/hpf, red blodd cell 2-3/hpf and epithiliel cell 2-3/hpf with semi liquid stool. What could be the reason?

4 month old baby with pus cell 25-30/hpf, red blodd cell 2-3/hpf and epithiliel cell 2-3/hpf with semi liquid stool. What could be the reason?

Incomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review.You have not indicated what specimin was used to provide these results.We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more