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My 3 1/2 month old breast feed baby is not pooping for 4 days now, but seems ok. I'm worried about what's causing it?

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Dr. William Moore
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Don't worry

Some babies poop 5-6 times daily at this age, others poop once every 7-10 days.
Both, and everything in between is normal. Provided they are eating well, not vomiting consistently, not developing a distended abdomen, urinating 5-6 times daily, otherwise acting normally, and the stool is not hard....This is nothing to worry about. If unsure, ask your pediatrician.

In brief: Don't worry

Some babies poop 5-6 times daily at this age, others poop once every 7-10 days.
Both, and everything in between is normal. Provided they are eating well, not vomiting consistently, not developing a distended abdomen, urinating 5-6 times daily, otherwise acting normally, and the stool is not hard....This is nothing to worry about. If unsure, ask your pediatrician.
Dr. William Moore
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Breast fed normality

Breast fed babies may have a stool with each feeding, once a day, or sometimes go as long as week without stooling.

In brief: Breast fed normality

Breast fed babies may have a stool with each feeding, once a day, or sometimes go as long as week without stooling.
Dr. Oscar Novick
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