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My 16 mo old poops 6-8 times a day, sometimes even when asleep. Is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Choate
Pediatrics
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In brief: Input = output

Children that consume a large amount, put out a large amout.
There are some differences in transit time in the bowels, however the output is proportional to the input over time.

In brief: Input = output

Children that consume a large amount, put out a large amout.
There are some differences in transit time in the bowels, however the output is proportional to the input over time.
Dr. Robert Choate
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Dr. James Wells
It has been my experience that babies do tend to poop a lot, even during sleep. As long as it is not watery or an unusual color, I would not be worried.
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