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My 5 days old baby is having loose motions (passed stool 12 times in the last 24 hrs). What should we do?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics
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In brief: This is normal

It is normal for newborns to poop every single time something touches their lips.
So if baby feeding, sucks on a pacifier, etc, they may pas a stool with it. It's actually a good sign they are feeding well already. Nothing to fear, this is totally normal.

In brief: This is normal

It is normal for newborns to poop every single time something touches their lips.
So if baby feeding, sucks on a pacifier, etc, they may pas a stool with it. It's actually a good sign they are feeding well already. Nothing to fear, this is totally normal.
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