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Why is my newborn baby crying just before she has bowel movement?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Hard to say

Since babies are pooping laying down & don't have much abdominal muscle power, they may fuss just to push things out.
They may be spooked by the sensation. They may cramp with the process. Until they are old enough to ask we often never know.

In brief: Hard to say

Since babies are pooping laying down & don't have much abdominal muscle power, they may fuss just to push things out.
They may be spooked by the sensation. They may cramp with the process. Until they are old enough to ask we often never know.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Aveshen Govender
General Practice

In brief: See Paediatrician

Digestive discomfort in infants is relatively common.
It can be very stressful for the infant and the parents. It can be caused by non threatening problems like lactose intolerance, however you should take your baby to a paediatrician for a comprehensive assessment to rule out more serious problems and to advise on management, which may include dietary modification.

In brief: See Paediatrician

Digestive discomfort in infants is relatively common.
It can be very stressful for the infant and the parents. It can be caused by non threatening problems like lactose intolerance, however you should take your baby to a paediatrician for a comprehensive assessment to rule out more serious problems and to advise on management, which may include dietary modification.
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Dr. Aveshen Govender
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