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My newborn poops after every feeding. Is this normal?

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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes!

This is absolutely normal in newborns, especially with breast milk.

In brief: Yes!

This is absolutely normal in newborns, especially with breast milk.
Dr. Jonah Essers
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Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics
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In brief: Normal

Passing stool after each feed is normal for breast feed infants.

In brief: Normal

Passing stool after each feed is normal for breast feed infants.
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Dr. Shalini Sethi
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Dr. Tanya Russo
...and some breast fed infants go several days between stools. It is highly variable!
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