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Why does my 1 month olds fart stink so bad.I breastfeed.?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stinky farts
The answer as to why any fart stinks it is because of the bacteria present in the colon and how they metabolize sugar and fibers, which create gas.
The common rotten egg odor is due to hydrogen sulfide gas. In babies the thing to remember is that they are changing from a state (in the uterus) where they had no bacteria at all to being totally full of hundreds of kinds of normal germs in the colon.

In brief: Stinky farts
The answer as to why any fart stinks it is because of the bacteria present in the colon and how they metabolize sugar and fibers, which create gas.
The common rotten egg odor is due to hydrogen sulfide gas. In babies the thing to remember is that they are changing from a state (in the uterus) where they had no bacteria at all to being totally full of hundreds of kinds of normal germs in the colon.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
In brief: Stinky Gas
This is completely normal! Small babies can create unbelievably stinky gas!

In brief: Stinky Gas
This is completely normal! Small babies can create unbelievably stinky gas!
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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