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My baby has not had a bowel movement for almost 2 days, is that normal?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
If a baby is eagerly and happily feeding each day, if he has no tummy aches nor bloating, and if his poops are quite soft, then it is ok for him to poop only once every few days.
If breastfeeding, he is digesting all the milk, and using almost all of it to maintain and grow his body (leaving very little solid material to make poop). The water part of milk is digested, and the baby urinates it out.

In brief: Yes
If a baby is eagerly and happily feeding each day, if he has no tummy aches nor bloating, and if his poops are quite soft, then it is ok for him to poop only once every few days.
If breastfeeding, he is digesting all the milk, and using almost all of it to maintain and grow his body (leaving very little solid material to make poop). The water part of milk is digested, and the baby urinates it out.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
The answer could be yes or no depending on age and feeding source.
Breast babies can do a little smear every feed or a onzie filler every 7-10 days. Breast milk is a well designed food source compaired to formula, where more debris is left over after processing. Bottle babies usually go at least daily if not more often. If it is soft when they go it is considered ok, even if delayed.

In brief: Yes
The answer could be yes or no depending on age and feeding source.
Breast babies can do a little smear every feed or a onzie filler every 7-10 days. Breast milk is a well designed food source compaired to formula, where more debris is left over after processing. Bottle babies usually go at least daily if not more often. If it is soft when they go it is considered ok, even if delayed.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
7 times in 1 day or 1 time in 7 days, all is normal as long is things are soft and not painful.
Watch: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=kp7gb52_sew for more info.

In brief: Yes
7 times in 1 day or 1 time in 7 days, all is normal as long is things are soft and not painful.
Watch: http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=kp7gb52_sew for more info.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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